Yemen says tribesmen kill 10 Shia rebels

Pro-government Yemen tribesmen have killed 10 Shia rebels in the poorest Arab country after they tried to take up positions in homes in a northern town, the interior ministry said on Thursday.

By (Reuters)

Published: Thu 14 Jan 2010, 12:11 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 7:38 AM

It said that members of the Shoulan tribe killed the rebels in a barrage of rifle fire. Shia rebels revolted against the government since 2004, complaining of social, economic and religious marginalisation.

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