Yemen News Agency ( SABA)
          Search

Al-Qaeda suspects kill 9 Yemeni soldiers

Al-Qaeda suspects kill 9 Yemeni soldiers

[07/January/2011]



ABYAN, Jan.07 (Saba) - At least nine Yemeni soldiers were killed Friday in an ambush carried out by suspected al-Qaeda militants in the Lauder district in Yemen's southern Abyan province.

Almotamar.net quoted local sources as saying that the attack targeted a military water truck and a patrol escorting it while on their way to bring water supplies in the area.

After the heinous attack, about 15 armed elements, believed to be Al-Qaeda members, were seen fleeing the scene, the website said, citing eyewitnesses.

HA/YA
Saba

  more of (Local)