According to a report from Fox News, two intelligence sources are confirming the death of senior al Qaeda leader Ayman Al Zawahiri; he was killed in a CIA drone strike.
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“Over the weekend, the United States conducted a counterterrorism operation against a significant Al Qaeda target in Afghanistan,” the senior administration official told Fox News Monday. “The operation was successful and there were no civilian casualties.”
Biden closed the U.S. Embassy in Kabul and withdrew all military assets from Afghanistan on Aug. 31, 2021.
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BREAKING: U.S. takes out Al Qaeda leader Ayman Al Zawahiri in 'successful' Afghanistan counterterrorism operationhttps://t.co/9to3kd9ngi
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