U.S. military continues pounding on Al-Qaeda’s network in Yemen. In the past weekend, U.S. conducted more than 20 airstrikes against the terrorists hideouts inflict heavy loss to the Islamist group.
According to U.S. military sources. U.S. has so far conducted more than 75 airstrikes in Yemen since the beginning of 2017. This is nearly double the yearly total since the drone raid program against Al-Qaeda in Yemen began in 2009.
Under Trump administration, U.S. has conducted large number of airstrikes in Yemen over a short period. U.S. military considers AQAP as one of the most dangerous terrorist networks determine to conduct attacks on U.S. and its interests.
Over the previous five years, the US military averaged just two to three strikes against AQAP a month targeting senior commanders of the group.
The precision air raids have killed several commanders alongside other fighter and terrorists’ infrastructure, fighting positions and equipment have hugely been destroyed.
Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis, U.S. will continue to engage in Shabwa province, a known hotbed for AQAP in Yemen especially using unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) in the interest of disrupting a terror organization that presents a very significant threat to the United States and interests.
Pentagon spokesman noted that the U.S. military has launched “some 50 airstrikes” between February 28 and the end of last week, and an additional 20 strikes over the weekend.
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