The Drive: Was A New Type Of Drone-Launched Weapon Used To Kill Al Qaeda's #2 Man?
The images from the scene suggest an unfamiliar drone-launched weapon attacked Abu Khayr al-Masri's sedan with extreme precision and little collateral damage.
Al Qaeda's number two man, the deputy of Ayman al Zawahiri himself, Abu Khayr al Masri, was supposedly killed as the result of a drone strike while traveling in a Kia sedan near al-Mastouma, a town in Syria's Idlib province. What he was doing there remains unknown, though he is thought to have been active in Syria since his release from Iranian custody in 2015. There has not been a confirmation from the US that he was indeed killed, but pictures of the vehicle following the attack make one thing clear: this is a very different aftermath than what you'd see in a traditional drone strike.
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WNU Editor: For a drone strike .... the above video definitely shows a very different aftermath than what one usually sees in a traditional drone strike.