The official news agency in Yemen said Thursday that al-Qaeda's no. 2 in Yemen died after sustaining wounds in a U.S. drone attack last year, the Associated Press reported.
From the AP:
Saeed al-Shihri, a Saudi national who fought in Afghanistan and spent six years in the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, was wounded in a missile attack in the southern city of Saada on Oct. 28, according to SABA news agency.
The agency said that he had fallen into a coma since then. It was not clear when he actually died.