Al Qaida chief dies of drone wounds
on 24/01/2013 22:47:53
Saeed al-Shihri, a Saudi national who fought in Afghanistan and spent six years in the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, was injured in a missile attack in the southern city of Saada on November 28, according to the Saba news agency.
The agency said he had been in a coma since then. It was not clear when he actually died.
A security official said the missile has been fired by a US -operated, unmanned drone aircraft.
Washington considers al Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula the most dangerous of the group's offshoots.