American Teen Killed In Drone Attack Born In Denver

February 7, 2013 10:44 PM

American Teen Killed In Drone Attack Born In Denver
" DENVER (CBS4)- An American citizen and Colorado-born teenager has been killed by a U.S. military drone attack in Yemen.

Abdulrahman Al-Awlaki and his father, Anwar Al-Awlaki, were both killed in targeted drone strikes.

Abdulrahman was 16 years old. He is the youngest American to be killed as a result of a targeted U.S. drone strike.

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He and a cousin were killed in Oct. 2011 when a drone killed a suspected Al-Qaida figure they were with.

Abdulrahman’s father was killed two weeks earlier in a separate drone attack "

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