Air strikes kill 25 militants

2012-05-13 08:39
Sana'a - Air strikes from US drones and attacks by Yemeni government ground forces killed at least 25 fighters linked to the terrorist network al-Qaeda in Yemen, according to the military in Sana'a.

Drone attacks on Saturday killed 10 al-Qaeda members in the provinces of Marib and Shabwa, south-east of the capital, broadcasters the BBC and al-Jazeera reported.

Another 15 militants were killed in an offensive by government forces in Abyan province in southern Yemen, the military said.
Read more on:    al-qaeda  |  yemen  |  security

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