Ayman al-Zawahri Dead, Killed In US Operation In Afghanistan

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Ayman al-Zawahri Dead – According to two sources familiar with the situation who spoke to NBC News, President Joe Biden is scheduled to make an announcement regarding the death of top Al Qaeda commander Ayman al-Zawahiri on Monday evening. The counterterrorism operation that took place over the weekend in Afghanistan.

In the anti-terrorist operation that resulted in the death of al-Zawahiri, who had taken over for Osama bin Laden as the leader of Al Qaeda in 2011, a senior administration official stated that there were no civilian casualties. NBCNews reported

Officials at the White House refused to confirm that al-Zawahri had been killed, but they did note in a statement that the United States had carried out a “successful” counterterrorism operation against a significant al-Qaida target. They also noted that “there were no civilian casualties” as a result of the operation. In an address to the country that will take place at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), President Joe Biden is scheduled to disclose additional details of the operation. According to a senior intelligence official, an American ground team that was deployed in Afghanistan to support the strike has subsequently withdrawn from the country. AP reported