Dead Al-Qaeda Leader – level 2
The US president said that the US killed the leader of Al-Qaeda, Qasim al-Rimi. Rimi was the leader of Al-Qaeda since 2015.
He was the trainer at an Al-Qaeda camp in Afghanistan in the 1990s. He was in prison in Yemen because he helped prepare attacks on foreign embassies in Yemen´s capital city.
The US president did not say when or how the US killed Rimi. Some people believe that it happened at the end of January. In January, there was a US military attack in Yemen. Some US officials believe that Rimi died in the attack.
Difficult words: Al-Qaeda (a terrorist organization that attacks western countries and soldiers), camp (a place where soldiers train and live in tents), embassy (the building where work people who officially represent their country abroad).
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