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US conducts ‘successful’ operation against ‘important’ al-Qaeda target in Afghanistan (responsible)


The United States carried out a successful counterterrorism operation against a “significant” al-Qaeda target in Afghanistan over the weekend, according to a senior administration official.

There were no civilian casualties, the official said.

President Joe Biden is expected to deliver a speech on the operation tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET.

This is a developing story. Please check for updates.

ABC News’ Ben Gittleson contributed to this report.

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