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Tuesday, 05 June 2012 - 13:32
US drone attack 'targeted al-Qaeda deputy'
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US officials say a drone strike yesterday in Pakistan targeted al-Qaeda's second-in-command Abu Yahya al-Libi.

They say it is still unclear whether he was among those killed in the strike on a suspected militant compound in North Waziristan, near the Afghan border.

Two missiles by the unmanned aircraft killed 15 people.

Pakistan's foreign ministry strongly condemned the strike, calling it "illegal".

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