Monday, April 11, 2011

11 Suspected Al-Qaeda Militants Killed by Security Forces in Abyan

By Fatik Al-Rodaini

Sana'a, Apr 11, 2011- At least 11 suspected Al-Qaeda militants were killed in clashes between Yemen's security forces and Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen's southern province of Abyan.

According to Yemen's Defense Ministry website that two of the militants killed in the clashes were foreigners.

Abyan province is the main place for Al-Qaeda members, which they have been clashed with Yemen soldiers always.

Lately, Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, AQAP, has increased its attacks against Yemeni forces since the rise of protests demanding President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down.

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