Thursday, January 19, 2012

Al Qaeda Leader Aslam Awan (aka Abdullah Khorsani) Reportedly Killed in Drone Strike

It's interesting that so many of these terrorists keep popping up in friendly, moderate Pakistan.

FOX NEWS--A senior Al Qaeda figure was reportedly killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan last week, a U.S. official confirmed to Fox News.

Four militants in the town of Miranshah in the North Waziristan tribal region were also killed, according to eyewitness reports.

U.S. officials had confirmed to Fox News that the first drone strike was the first in the region since a November NATO cross-border air attack last year left 24 Pakistani troops dead.

U.S. and Pakistani sources told Fox News that the target of the most recent attack was Aslam Awan, who they describe as a significant figure in the remaining leadership of Al Qaeda.

"Aslam Awan also known as Abdullah Khorsani was a senior Al Qaeda external operations planner who was working on attacks against the West," the U.S. official said.

Pakistani officials did not confirm that Awan was killed in the attack.

"His death reduces Al Qaeda's thinning bench of another operative devoted to plotting the death of innocent civilians," the U.S. official said. (Read more.)

3 comments:

Derek Adams said...

And it all happened on Obama's watch baby!

He is taking them all down, Al Qaeda...so long, bye!

Derek Adams
www.AnsweringAbraham.com

BOOTA SINGH said...

The US official are wrong, there are many more. Pakistan is breading ground; every other mosque is recruiting more terrorist. Only name change their aim and objectives are same. (Kill Jews and Christians). America and his allies cannot win this war; I mean the war on terror. They are full of hate, imagine in there five time prayers they been taught hate, hate to Jews and Christians, hate to Hindus that they are our worst enemies, hate towards the west and America.
America cannot win this war giving them coke in one hand and burger in other hand.
Peace.

hugh watt said...

First bin Laden is killed(?) by a bunch of seals, now this guy gets droned!

Something in the ablution water, perhaps?