January 24th, 2013
05:05 AM ET

Drone strike kills six suspected militants in Yemen

By Hakim Almasmari

A U.S. drone strike on a vehicle just outside the capital of Sanaa killed six suspected al-Qaeda militants Wednesday night, three Yemeni Defense Ministry officials told CNN.

The strike took place in Al-Masna'a village of Khawlan district, 35 kilometers southeast of the capital. Three of the killed were senior members of al Qaeda, two of whom were Saudi nationals, the officials said.

Security teams were deployed to the scene, one of the officials said.

"Yemen needs stability and these militants must be killed if Yemen has a chance to stabilize, " said a Defense Ministry official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he is not authorized to talk to media.

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  1. George Patton

    world needs stability kill all SOBs.

    January 24, 2013 at 9:26 pm | Reply
  2. Tembisa

    Reblogged this on World Chaos.

    January 24, 2013 at 3:13 pm | Reply
  3. George Patton

    Those filthy creeps who did this dastardly act need to be indicted, taken to the I.C.C. and prosecuted. This butchery is a terrible reflection on this country and us as well. Aren't we supposed to be a Christian country? By using those cursed drones, we're proving to be otherwise!!!

    January 24, 2013 at 2:46 pm | Reply
    • George Patton

      Ooooops sorry above post was for the different article. I say not just in Yemen these militants must be killed, but Pakistan, Afghanistan, Syria, and now Mali and Algeria needs to kill these militants too for their stability.

      January 24, 2013 at 9:22 pm | Reply
  4. Rudolf vs

    Well done; kudos to our drone drivers!

    January 24, 2013 at 2:27 pm | Reply
    • George Patton

      Good grief Rudolf, you're a prime example of the sick society that we're living in!!!

      January 24, 2013 at 2:48 pm | Reply
    • George Patton

      oooops I goofed up again. Rudolf way to go buddy. we need to kill all SOB terrorists. No mercy man.

      January 24, 2013 at 9:25 pm | Reply
  5. Hahahahahah

    Good job!!!!!!!! Hahahahahahahah

    January 24, 2013 at 12:17 pm | Reply
    • Joseph McCarthy

      Good job you say, Hahahahahah! How would you feel if your friends or relatives were to be on the receiving end of those ungodly planes? Nobody should ever rejoice or condone the murder of others. Only ignorant fools do that!

      January 24, 2013 at 1:30 pm | Reply
      • Hahahahahah

        I'm not a terrorist hiding behind women and children so I'm not worried. Hahahahahahahah

        January 24, 2013 at 4:01 pm |
  6. Bibi The Puppet Master

    This story isn't nothing . . . .just wait until we take away your guns . . . then we'll send out some drones to knock off a few of you stupid american patriots who will fight to keep their guns.

    Do you think we're going to use drones on all these towel heads? LOL . . .we're using drones in America now.

    It is only a matter of time before we start knocking off a few of you dummies.

    Look . . . .stay stupid . . .watch more television . . . play with your iphone . . . . .take more drugs . . . cheat on your spouses . . . .beat up your kids . . . .and we'll let you dummies buy an apple for $5 on credit.

    If you give us zine-0-ist . . . your masters . . .trouble, we'll take away your food stamps.

    LOL

    Yeah, don't look up . . . because when you least expect it, you might see a drone barreling down you.

    See ya . . . don't want to be ya . . . goyims are like cattle.

    We . . .us zine-0-ists . . .the chosen people . . . are your masters. Just keep the money coming in.

    Yipppppppppppeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

    January 24, 2013 at 10:57 am | Reply

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