BBC: Yemen al-Qaeda: US commandos raid stronghold
The US has carried out a commando raid on an al-Qaeda stronghold in central Yemen, killing 14 militants, the military says.
One US soldier died and three were injured.
Several Apache helicopters were reported to have taken part in the operation in al-Baida province.
Three al-Qaeda leaders were among those killed in a battle lasting 45 minutes in a village in Yakla district. Earlier reports suggested a higher death toll.
US drones have carried out periodic attacks on al-Qaeda in Yemen.
Local sources earlier said 41 militants and 16 civilians were killed.
A provincial official said the helicopters targeted a hospital, school and mosque.
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WNU Editor: According to the BBC .... they are quoting local sources that a mosque and school were targeted, and that civilians were killed during the raid. If true .... this confirms my suspicions that Trump administration will be changing the rules of engagement when it comes to targeting Al Qaeda/Taliban/ISIS leaders who use human shields and/or mosques/schools/hospitals for protection.
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One US service member killed, 3 injured in raid on Al Qaeda in Yemen -- FOX News
Alleged US military raid in Yemen kills civilians and Al Qaeda militants -- DW
US Service Member Killed in Raid on Al-Qaeda in Yemen -- ABC News
US servicemember killed in raid on al Qaeda headquarters in Yemen -- The Hill
US soldier killed and three more wounded during a mission in Yemen targeting al-Qaeda allies -- Daily Mail
'US air raids' kill civilians, al-Qaeda chiefs in Bayda -- Al Jazeera
US commandos reportedly launch major raid on al Qaeda stronghold -- Euronews