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Yemen drone strikes kill 5 suspected al Qaeda militants

SANA, Yemen — Two US drone strikes Wednesday killed at least five suspected al Qaeda militants and destroyed the house of another in a mountainous area south of the capital city of Sana, a Yemeni security official and witnesses said.

Four were killed in the first strike while riding a vehicle in the desert area of Oussab al-Ali, about 90 miles south of Sana, the official said.

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