On Thursday the White House made an announcement that during a counter terrorism operation against al-Qaeda in January 2 innocent hostages had been accidentally killed. One of them was an American.
On Thursday the White House made an announcement that during a counter terrorism operation against al-Qaeda in January, 2 innocent hostages had been accidentally killed. One of them was an American.
The authority decided to spread the information about the hidden fact that two more Americans, both al-Qaeda operatives were also killed in the similar operation in the same region.
Warren Weinstein was one of the killed innocents. This American held hostage by al-Qaeda since 2011. The second one was Itaian, Giovanni Lo Porto, who in his turn had been held by al-Qaeda since 2012.
President Barack Obama said that the government takes full responsibility for these operations. He decided to release the information to the public because he believes that providing American people with all possible information about counter terrorism is very important. Specially if such operations take the American resident’s life.
The authority ensures that the accident of this type will never be repeated. The counter terrorism operation, which caused the hostages’ death was lawful and conducted consistent with their counter terrorism policies.
The government held a lot of meetings and conferences, where sincere words had been spoken about the pain of these innocent people’s death. Also they claimed to all that they can protect the American people.