12 ‘Qaeda’ militants, two Yemeni soldiers killed in clashes

ADEN — Twelve suspected members of an Al-Qaeda-linked group and two Yemeni soldiers were killed in clashes near the gunmen-held southern city Zinjibar, an army officer said on Sunday.

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Published: Sun 19 Jun 2011, 4:29 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 9:21 AM

“Twelve of the Ansar Al Shariaterrorists were killed and three wounded after Artillery Brigade 119 targeted a group planting explosive devices on the main road,” the field officer said.

He said two soldiers were killed and three others wounded when gunmen attacked an army base in the area.

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