Ayman al-Zawahiri 

Al-Qaida Leader Killed In Drone Strike By The US

Joe Biden announced on monday that the US has launched a drone strike in Afghanistan to kill Ayman al Zawahiri, the top  al-Qaida leader. 


was the deputy and successor of Osama Bin Laden and the mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks. 

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Killing of Al-Zawahiri is considered as a major blow to the worldwide terrorist network. 

“Justice has been delivered and this terrorist leader is no more, People around the world no longer need to fear the vicious and determined killer": statement given by Joe Biden.

Al-Zawahiri was spotted in a safehouse in downtown kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.

The strike was carried out at 9:48pm ET on 30th july by an unmanned aerial vehicle.

Since August 2021, when US diplomats and troops left Afghanistan, the drone strike is the first US-led attack on Afghanistan.