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Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri killed by US drone strike in Afghanistan, Biden says

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President Joe Biden says al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri was killed in a U.S. drone strike. Ayman al-Zawahiri was one of the world's most wanted terrorists. The president hailed the operation as delivering "justice" to victims of the 9/11 attacks. The strike was carried out by the Central Intelligence Agency. It is the biggest blow to the militant group since its founder Osama bin Laden died in 2011. The attack is the first known US strike inside Afghanistan since US troops left the country in 2021. The operation is a counterterrorism win for the Biden administration.
Published 8 months ago · Washington, United States

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