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Reported Death of Abdulrahman al-Awlaki

Taken Question
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 25, 2011


QUESTION: What is our reaction to reports that the son of Anwar al-Awlaki was killed in a U.S. airstrike?

ANSWER: We are aware of media reports that Abdulrahman al-Awlaki has been killed; however, we have not received confirmation of his death from the government of Yemen. We have no additional information at this time.

PRN: 2011/1798


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