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Yemen Official: No Confirmation Awlaki Is Among Surrounded Militants

ABC News reports on Tuesday evening, September 21, 2010, in an article entitled "Yemen Official: No Confirmation Awlaki is Among Surrounded Militants" that there is no confirmation that American-born Islamic cleric Anwar al-Awlaki is at the location in South Yemen where an extensive military operation continues.

Yemeni officials earlier today had believed Awlaki was near a village taking shelter in the wake of ongoing fighting between government forces and suspected al Qaeda militant leaders. ABC reports that the capture or death of Awlaki has been considered a "top priority" in the wake of claims he was in contact with the alleged Fort Hood shooter and Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the Christmas Day bomber.

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