30 soldiers killed in battles with Qaeda: army

ADEN, Yemen - Thirty Yemeni soldiers were killed in battles that raged Wednesday between alleged Al-Qaeda militants and the army in Yemen’s southern city of Zinjibar, a military source told AFP.

By (AFP)

Published: Wed 29 Jun 2011, 8:16 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 2:34 AM

“A total of 30 soldiers and 14 Al-Qaeda militants” were killed in fighting between the army’s 25th Mechanised Brigade and gunmen from the extremist network in the area surrounding Al-Wahda stadium, on the outskirts of Zinjibar, the source said.

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