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Sheikh Mohammad Fateh al Masri was a leader of al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan, referred to by the group as Khorasan, who replaced Mustafa Abu al-Yazid after the latter was killed in May 2010. On September 28 of the same year, it was reported that Sheikh Fateh al Masri was killed by a US drone attack in North Waziristan, Pakistan.[1][2]


  1. ^ Tim Lister (September 28, 2010). "Top al Qaeda commander killed in drone strike". CNN. Archived from the original on November 5, 2012. Retrieved February 5, 2014.
  2. ^ Bill Roggio (September 28, 2010). "US kills al Qaeda's leader for Afghanistan and Pakistan in Predator strike: Report". Retrieved February 5, 2014.