3 al-Qaeda militants killed by US drone strike in Yemen

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Three militants of the Yemen-based al-Qaeda offshoot were killed in a U.S. military drone strike while traveling on a motorcycle in the southern province of Abyan on Thursday evening, a security official told Chinese Xinhua news agency.

The three al-Qaeda men died immediately on the outskirts of Mudiyah town in Abyan province after they were struck with a missile while riding their motorcycle in the rugged area, said the security source on condition of anonymity.