A US drone strike reportedly killed three alleged AQAP militants in the Sama’a area, Bayda governorate, on the afternoon of December 18th 2017, according to some sources. There were no known claims of associated civilian harm.
The earliest known report of the alleged strike came at 5:44pm local time from 24Live (@20fourlive), which stated that three Al Qaeda militants had been killed in the strike. Public sources did not provide any further information on the strike.
The incident was first reported on December 18, 2017 at 5:44 pm by @20fourLive.
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Reports of the incident mention the Al Suma’a (البيضاء) district. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further. The generic coordinates for Al Bayda governorate are: 14.207644, 45.815614.