Civilians Killed in Yemen Drone Attackإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
Several civilians were killed and others wounded in a drone attack in southern Yemen in which a wedding party was struck on Thursday, witnesses said.
The witnesses and a tribal source said the attack was carried out by a U.S. drone and targeted Qaifa, near the town of Radaa, but were unable to give specific casualty figures.
The U.S. military operates all unmanned drones flying over Yemen in support of Sanaa's campaign against al-Qaida and has killed dozens of militants this year.
Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) remains active despite Yemeni military operations and the drone strikes targeting its leaders.
Yemen is the ancestral home of Osama bin Laden and the home base of AQAP, which the United States views as the global jihadist network's most dangerous franchise.