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News that broke in "The Situation Room": U.S. personnel helped Yemenis conduct a counter-terror operation, including helicopter missions and drone strikes, that may have killed al Qaeda's top bomb maker. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
CNN's Jim Sciutto reports on two new studies from human rights groups that slam the U.S. for its drone strikes that may be causing more harm than good in the war on terror.
(CNN) - Dozens of suspected al Qaeda militants escaped Wednesday from a jail in the Yemeni city of Mukalla, a senior security official said.
An Interior Ministry official said 63 members of al Qaeda had managed to break out of Almakla prison, according to the state-run SABA news agency. He said three were killed and another two arrested and that a prison guard was killed. He asked to remain anonymous because he is not authorized to speak to the media.FULL STORY