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The US has eliminated another prominent terror figure a top official tells Fox News Al qaeda's number two man.
Was taken out in a drone strike Monday in Pakistan.
Chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge has the latest details from Washington good -- -- Fred thank you well oddly -- -- Levy's death is seen as a major killed by the US intelligence community publicly the white has offered a measured assessment.
He served as al-Qaeda as general manager responsible for overseeing the group's day to day operations.
In the tribal areas of Pakistan.
And he managed outreach to Al qaeda's regional affiliates.
Pakistani intelligence officials say Al Levy was in the house and -- on the part of the tribal belt along the Pakistan Afghanistan border when the US drone hit.
Adding that a telephone intercept described an air of among the dead US officials confirmed that it was Al Levy a Libyan national.
A -- it was a bronze star for jihadist in the Arab world his videos and lectures to be widely found on the web including YouTube.
A preacher and scholar Alan Levy more recently took on the mantle of operations as a senior al-Qaeda ranks or al-Qaeda core.
We're thinned by the relentless drone campaign in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
A -- was part of bin Laden's remaining inner circle former senior intelligence officials who track the network for decades.
Say Al qaeda's new leader Ayman Al zawahiri will find -- be hard to replace.
He is not a fighter but great ideologues.
Help raise the morale of those who were under such pressure in the federal administered tribal areas of Pakistan so it's a it's not a winning environment for al-Qaeda and its core.
The -- down Levy was killed in Pakistan will make it harder for Islamabad to argue.
For an end to the US drone campaign in their territory for.
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