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6 suspects arrested for killing soldiers

6 suspects arrested for killing soldiers

[29/January/2011]



HADRAMOUT, Jan 29 (Saba) - Security forces have arrested six suspects for killing four soldiers and a postal official and stealing some US$50,000 in an attack in the eastern Yemeni government of Hadramout, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday.

In a statement posted on its website, the Ministry said that the suspects, aged between 25-35, were arrested in a large-scale security sweep in al-shehr district, Hadramout.

The statement added that the investigation with the suspects is underway.

Last Wednesday, suspected al-Qaeda gunmen killed four soldiers and a postal official in attack in Hadramout.

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