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High-stakes rescue bid ends in tragedy as al-Qaida kills two hostages in Yemen

High-stakes rescue bid ends in tragedy as al-Qaida kills two hostages in Yemen

The Guardian

It was always going to be a high-risk operation. Tragically for the two hostages held by al-Qaida militants in rural Yemeni, it didn’t come off. US drones yesterday zeroed in on southern Yemen, firing a missile that killed nine al-Qaida fighters. Then Yemeni jets strafed the area and ground troops …

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