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A missile-equipped Predator would be dispatched to kill the al Qaeda leader if his location is pinpointed. The drone could be redirected in flight.

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In this Thursday, May 1, 2014 photo provided by Yemen's Defense Ministry, soldiers inspect the wreckage of a vehicle destroyed during fighting with al-Qaida militants in Majala of the southern province of Abyan, Yemen. (AP Photo/Yemen's Defense Ministry)

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In this Thursday, May 1, 2014 photo provided by Yemen's Defense Ministry, army vehicles patrol a road during fighting with al-Qaida militants in Majala of the southern province of Abyan, Yemen. (AP Photo/Yemen's Defense Ministry)

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In this Friday, May 1, 2014, photo provided by Yemen's Defense Ministry, army officers and soldiers patrol a road during fighting with al-Qaida militants in Majala of the southern province of Abyan, Yemen. (AP Photo/Yemen's Defense Ministry)

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In this Thursday, May 1, 2014 photo provided by Yemen's Defense Ministry, soldiers inspect the wreckage of a vehicle destroyed during fighting with al-Qaida militants in Majala of the southern province of Abyan, Yemen. (AP Photo/Yemen's Defense Ministry)

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In this handout photo provided by Yemen's Defense Ministry, Yemeni troops take position during the fight against al-Qaida militants in the southern province of Shabwa, Yemen, Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Yemeni military on Tuesday, April 29, launched a major offensive targeting al-Qaida hideouts and strongholds, killing at least eight suspected militants, security officials said. (AP Photo/Yemen's Defense Ministry)