Two alleged members of Al Qaeda were killed in US airstrikes in Yemen sometime before August 24, 2021.
According to a Facebook post from Mushir Al Mashrai, Al-Qaeda organization in Yemen mourned Rashid Al-Ghazali and his brother Abu Asim, who said that they were killed in an American raid.
A tweet from @GhalebM0nz1i7 reported that the death of the brothers was announced on Al-Malahim website, affiliated with Al-Qaeda terrorist organization in Yemen, and attributed their deaths to airstrikes from US warplanes.
While the death of the brothers was announced on August 24th, it is unclear when the strikes took place and/or when the brothers died.
In an email to Airwars on November 18th, the US military denied carrying out any recent attacks in Yemen, noting that “CENTCOM conducted its last counterterror strike in Yemen on June 24, 2019. CENTCOM has not conducted any new counterterror strikes in Yemen since.”
This does not however preclude actions by the CIA – which is known to have conducted at least three strikes in Yemen since June 2019.
The local time of the incident is unknown.