Al-Qaeda leader Zawahiri killed in American air strikes: Biden

Ayman al-Zawahiri, one of the most powerful leader of Al-Qaeda was killed in an American airstrike in Kabul on Sunday. US President Joe Biden announced the killing of the Al-Qaeda leader.

The air strike carried out by a CIA-operated Air Force drone, occurred at 6:18 a.m. Sunday local time in Kabul as the Al-Qaeda leader stood on the balcony of his house, the official said.

American President Joe Biden tweeted “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.”

He also tweeted “The United States continues to demonstrate our resolve and our capacity to defend the American people against those who seek to do us harm. Tonight we made clear: No matter how long it takes. No matter where you try to hide. We will find you.”


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