Drone Attack Death Draws More Criticism, Denver Listed As Place Of Birth

February 7, 2013 6:44 PM

Drone Attack Death Draws More Criticism, Denver Listed As Place Of Birth
" DENVER (CBS4)- The death of an American citizen and Colorado-born teenager who was killed by a U.S. military drone attack in Yemen is drawing criticism.

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

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

He was born in Colorado and his birth certificate shows Denver as his place of birth.

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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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