Obama Calls For Full Review Of Strike That Led To Death Of Two Al Qaeda Hostages

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President Barack Obama on Thursday said he has ordered a full review on the operation that led to the death of two Western hostages held by al Qaeda.A Wall Street Journal report said the two hostages were inadvertently killed in a drone strike in January. In a statement, Obama said the operation followed guidelines and was based on hundreds of hours of surveillance. He said intelligence officials did not know that al Qaeda was hiding the two hostages at the compound.

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