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Top al-Qaeda leader killed in Kunar: Pentagon


AT-KABUL: The United Stated military confirmed that the US airstrike killed Al Qaeda’s emir for northeastern Kunar province last month, in a major blow to the group as it seeks to re-establish safe havens in the country. Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook described the assault that killed Farouq al-Qahtani as a “precision strike” and said it took place on October 23. ...

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