Published on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by Common Dreams
Hours ahead of evacuation of US embassy, ‘five missiles’ from suspected drone turn truck into ‘fireball’
A Yemeni soldier stops a car at a checkpoint in a street leading to the U.S. embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013. Security forces close access roads, put up extra blast walls and beef up patrols near some of the 21 U.S. diplomatic missions in the Muslim world that Washington ordered closed for the weekend over a “significant threat”of an al-Qaida attack. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)No travel warnings were issued for Yemen citizens ahead of a US drone attack on Tuesday.
According to ABC News, Yemeni officials said a suspected US drone “fired a missile at a car carrying four men in the al-Arqeen district of Marib province, setting it on fire and killing all of them. They…
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