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The United States eliminated al-Zawahiri, who headed al-Qaeda after bin Laden

The United States eliminated al-Zawahiri, who headed al-Qaeda after bin Laden

The American CIA struck Kabul on Sunday, killing Ayman al-Zawahiri, bin Laden’s successor. The Afghan authorities confirmed the attack on the capital and called it a violation of international principles

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed in Afghanistan by an American drone, the operation was carried out by the CIA.

“Over the weekend, the United States conducted a counterterrorism operation against a high-profile al-Qaeda target in Afghanistan. The operation was successful, there were no civilian casualties,” the source said.

President Joe Biden is scheduled to deliver a mission success speech at 7:30 p.m. Ayman al-Zawahiri was eliminated on Sunday, July 31, but the US authorities postponed the publication of a message about this until confirmation of his death.

The blow was inflicted on Kabul. The drone strike was confirmed by the Taliban. Taliban government spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid strongly condemned the attack on Kabul, calling it a violation of “international principles.


It is worth noting that al-Zawahiri was eliminated during the first strike of American forces on the territory of Afghanistan since the US troops left the country about a year ago.