Grab from video of AQAP chief Nasir al-Wuhayshi allegedly addressing scores of jihadists at an undisclosed location in Yemen
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Al-Qaeda commander Nasser al-Wuhayshi killed by US drone strike

Al-Qaeda has confirmed that the leader of its offshoot in the Arabian Peninsula, Nasser al-Wuhayshi, has been killed in a US drone strike in Yemen.

His death was announced by the AQAP group in an online video, in which it said two other fighters had also died.

Al-Wuhayshi was seen as al-Qaeda's second-in-command.

Mohamed Yehia reports.

  • 16 Jun 2015
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