Drone strike killed seven suspected members in Yemen

Vastavam web: A drone strike has killed seven suspected members of Al-Qaeda in southern Yemen, a security official said today.The United States is the only force known to operate armed drones over Yemen.Washington considers the Yemen-based Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula to be the radical group’s most dangerous branch.
A long-running drone war against AQAP has intensified since US President Donald Trump took office in January.More than 8,700 people have been killed in the conflict since a Saudi-led military coalition intervened on the government’s side in March 2015.Al-Qaeda’s jihadist rivals, the Islamic State group, have also carried out several deadly attacks in the country.