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US Official: Al-Qaida's Second in Command Killed in Pakistan


A U.S. official says al-Qaida's number two leader, Atiyah Abd al-Rahman, has been killed in Pakistan.

The official, who spoke to Western media on the condition of anonymity, says Al-Rahman was killed on August 22.

No other details are available at this time.

Some information for this report was provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.

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