Pakistan 'al-Qaeda leaders killed'  

A further air assault in northwest Pakistan has killed civilians, including women and children.

But suggestions are now being made that senior al-Qaeda figures are among the dead.

If confirmed, the news would be a boost to the US government which is conducting a war in neigbouring Afghanistan against the Taliban which offers support to al-Qaeda.

Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder reports from Islamabad.


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