Biden confirms death of al-Qaeda leader
Joe Biden has confirmed the US has killed the leader of al-Qaeda.
Ayman al-Zawahiri was targeted in a drone strike in Afghanistan on Sunday.
He was one of the masterminds of the 9/11 terror attacks.
The American president insists “justice has been delivered”.
On Saturday, at my direction, the United States successfully conducted an airstrike in Kabul, Afghanistan that killed the emir of al-Qa’ida: Ayman al-Zawahiri.
Justice has been delivered.
— President Biden (@POTUS) August 1, 2022
I made a promise to the American people that we’d continue to conduct effective counterterrorism operations in Afghanistan and beyond.
We have done that. pic.twitter.com/441YZJARMX
— President Biden (@POTUS) August 2, 2022