Drone Kills Al Qaeda Leader Who Claimed Hebdo Attack Credit

Al-Ansi, a senior al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader who claimed the group's responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo massacre has been killed in a US drone strike in Yemen. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula announced he was killed by a U.S. drone strike in a video security consulting firm and NBC News partner Flashpoint Intelligence verified it. Al-Ansi had appeared in several militant videos for the group, including one claiming responsibility for the Paris attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Jan. 7, leaving 12 people dead.



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