By Nasser Arrabyee, 31/01/2012
The top leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsular (AQAP), Nasser Al Wahayshi survived US drones and missiles attacks that killed at least 10 Al Qaeda operatives south of Yemen, said local residents Tuesday.
The Hauk missiles , which came from American ships in the Arabian Sea, shelled the school of Martyr Awadh Abd Al Nabi in Amkhaidara, an area between Lawdar and Modya, in the southern province of Abyan where a group of Al Qaeda operatives were hiding.
The drone attacks destroyed two cars with fighters on board, close to the same area of Amkhaidar
Tareq Al Dhahab, AQAP leader in Rada, survived the attacks on the cars, the local resident said.
Among those fighters who were killed, are:
Abu Ali Al Shabwani, Ahmed Noyran, Muthana Mawala Al Maramy, Abu Al Khatab Al Marabi, and Abdul Munem Al Fathani, leader of AQAQ in Modya.