Sunday, May 15, 2011

One Soldier Killed and others Wounded in Al-Qaeda Attack in Abyan Province

By Fatik Al-Rodaini

Sana'a, May 15, 2011- At least one soldier was killed and several others were injured in an attack believed to be suspected Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen's southern province of Abyan.

Sources said that the attacked carried out their attack in the city of Zenjibar at the entrance of a public market, killing one soldier and wounding others.

On the other hand, suspected Al-Qaeda militants abducted an officer in the city of Lawder. The officer who is working at the intelligence apparatus was kidnapped by an armed group in the city.

Meanwhile, a senior in Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula promised to revenge for Osama bin Laden's death, who was killed in a raid by American forces in Pakistan two weeks ago.

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, AQAP, has increased its attacks against Yemen's forces since the rise of protests demanding President Saleh to step down.

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