The killing of Al-Qaeda's Zawahiri: What is Hellfire R9X missile?

Published: 02nd August 2022 08:32 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd August 2022 08:34 PM  

On August 1st, the US President announced that the US had killed the Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. Without any sign of an explosion, the US government took out Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. US officials said that Zawahiri had been in hiding for years and the operation to locate and kill him was the result of "careful patient and persistent" work by the counter-terrorism and intelligence community.


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