'Operation Decisive Sword' wipes out Al Qaeda strongholds in Yemen


Operation Decisive Sword wipes out Al Qaeda strongholds in Yemen

Shabwa - The operation is being carried out by the Shabwan Elite Forces, backed by the UAE.

By Wam

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Published: Mon 26 Feb 2018, 11:49 AM

Last updated: Mon 26 Feb 2018, 1:57 PM

Air Force fighters belonging to the Saudi-led Arab Coalition successfully wiped out Al Qaeda strongholds in the Upper Directorate of Shabwa, as part of 'Operation Decisive Sword', which began on Monday to crackdown on terrorism.

The Shabwan Elite Forces carrying out the operation have already secured control of important locations and roads in the area.
According to reports from the field, a number of Al Qaeda members have surrendered as a result.

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