4 Al Qaeda Terrorists Reportedly Killed in Drone Strike

Officials say terrorists connected to threat on the U.S. Embassy in Yemen have been killed.
1:03 | 08/14/13

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Let's bring in abc's chief investigative correspondent, brian ross, right now. This comes as the officials say they may have gotten the plotters who forced the closings of so many u.S. Embassies across that region. Reporter: It's a sign of relief for u.S. Counterterrorism officials. A senior official telling abc news, that four al qaeda terrorists, connected to the latest threat scare in yemen, have been killed in a drone strike over the weekend. According to other u.S. Officials, about three dozen al qaeda operatives have been killed in drone strikes in yemen over the last two weeks. Although that threat continues to be real and very serious, according to officials. And the ring leader of the supposed strikes, still out there. Reporter: That's who they did not get with the bomb abraham al asiri, not killed. And he's been able to make the clever bombs through u.S. Detection. There's concern as long as he is operating.

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