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Reuters: U.S. OFFICIAL - STRONG REASON TO BELIEVE SENIOR AL QAEDA FIGURE AL-MASRI KILLED IN PAKISTANI TRIBAL AREAS
Originally posted by Romantic_Rebel
What other sources of news do we have?
Originally posted by asala
The others that are thought to have died are his wife and children,
A Taliban commander who serves as a key link to al Qaeda and who carried out the assassination of a former Pakistani prime minister is said to have been killed in a US predator strike in Khyber in mid-May.
The commander, Ebad-ul-Rehman, is thought to have been killed in a May 15 airstrike in the Tirah Valley in the Khyber tribal agency along with his brother Yousaf, eight Uzbek fighters, and three Taliban fighters, The News reported. Two civilians, a woman and a child, were also said to have been killed in an attack that targeted a Taliban compound and training camp.
Originally posted by webpirate
He was also apparently killed on August 13, 2008 in another air strike.