Reports: Senior al-Qaida official killed in a drone strike

Senior al-Qaida official and potential successor to al-Zawahiri has been reportedly killed in a drone strike.

The potential successor to the group’s leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed on Friday morning in a Predator drone strike, according to US officials and reports on jihadi web forums.

NBC News is reporting that Sheikh Khalid Bin Abdul Rehman Al-Hussainan, aka Abu-Zaid al Kuwaiti, was killed in Pakistan while eating breakfast.

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