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US is now taking action to locate and monitor hundreds of people or "contacts" found as part the intelligence retrieved during the deadly raid last month in Yemen targeting al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
The government is taking action to find and monitor these AQAP-linked individuals because of the threat they may pose to Europe, the fact that officials said they are actively pursuing leads uncovered from the raid indicates that the intelligence was indeed actionable despite some media reports to the contrary.
In early-morning airstrikes, more than 20 in all targeted Al Qaeda fighters, the strikes hit three south-central provinces suspected to have terrorist activity: Abyan, Shabwa and Bayda.
Al-Qaeda's #2 Abu al-Khayr al-Masri has been killed in a US drone strike in Syria,