Al-Qaida: No. 3 official killed with family

This image released by the Site Intelligence Group made from undated video shows Sheikh Sa'id al-Masri, also known as Mustafa al-Yazid. In what could be one of the hardest blows to al-Qaida since the U.S. campaign against the terrorist organization began, the group's No. 3, al-Masri, is believed to be dead, killed by a U.S. Predator drone strike, a U.S. official said Monday, May 31, 2010. (AP Photo/Site Intelligence Group) (AP Photo/Site Intelligence Group)

June 1, 2010 4:33:53 AM PDT
Al-Qaida announced Monday that its No. 3 official, Mustafa al-Yazid, had been killed along with members of his family - perhaps one of the most severe blows to the terror movement since the U.S. campaign against al-Qaida began. A U.S. official said al-Yazid was believed to have died in a U.S. missile strike.

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