Us drones struck in Yemen in the framework of the operation against the offices of “al-Qaeda” operating in the country. About it reports Reuters.
Drones destroyed a car in which, as expected, were two of the militant Islamists. According to American data, they both died.
Also became known the details of a ground operation involving commandos from detachment of SEAL Team 6, conducted a few hours earlier. Clarifies that the camp of the militants killed in the RAID, was in the province of El Beida in the centre of the country, near ACLE. It confirmed the death of one of the Navy seals. Called for the evacuation of three wounded convertiplane MV-22 Osprey crashed during landing. There were no casualties, but according to various sources, one or two pilots were injured.
For several years, Yemen is in a state of civil war. One of the warring parties are the military wing of the Houthis, the Shiite movement “Ansar Allah” and those loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh of the army, the other troops expelled their Sunni President Abd-rabbu Mansour Hadi. Also, there are several active terrorist groups, including the banned in Russia “Islamic state” (IG) and “al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula” (AQAP), which the US considers as a threat to regional scale.