Al-Qaeda leader killed in Afghanistan (a banned terrorist organization in Russia) Ayman al-Zawahiri, who was hit by an American drone, the operation was carried out by the CIA, sources told Politico, Reuters and the Associated Press.
al-Qaeda targets in Afghanistan. The operation was successful, there are no civilian casualties,— An unnamed source told Politico.
According to the publication, President Joe Biden intends to deliver a speech on a successful mission at 19:30 (02:30 Moscow time). AP notes that Ayman al-Zawahiri was eliminated on Sunday, July 31, but the US authorities postponed the publication of a message about this until confirmation of his death.
The blow was struck in Kabul, writes Reuters. According to the agency, the drone strike was confirmed by the Taliban. (a terrorist organization banned in Russia). Taliban government spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid strongly condemned the attack on Kabul, calling it a violation of “international principles”.
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