The drone, presumably American, killed the commander of al-Qaeda * Nasser Hussein Bamduh al-Bubakri al-Awlaki when he was in the Rafd valley of al-Said in south-east Yemen,said the source.
According to the interlocutor, the terrorist al-Awlaki was "one of the most famous commanders of al-Qaeda * in the province of Shabwa."
Earlier, on April 23, the death of the head of the Supreme Political Council of Yemen and the leader of the Ansar Alla movement Saleh Al-Sama became known. The spiritual leader of the movement Abdel Malik al-Husi, who controls the northern part of Yemen, promised to punish those involved in the assassination of the head of the Supreme Political Council. He blamed the airstrike on the United States and Saudi Arabia.
* Terrorist organization is banned in Russia.