Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Six Soldiers Killed and Eight others Wounded in Abyan Province

By Fatik Al-Rodaini

Sana'a, May 4, 2011- At least six soldiers were killed and eight others were wounded in an attack by suspected Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen's southern province of Abyan.

Security sources said that suspected Al-Qaeda militants attacked a governmental patrol vehicle in the city of Zenjibar, killing at least six soldiers and wounding four others, two of them in critical condition.

Sources confirmed that another clashes between a patrol vehicle and Al-Qaeda militant took place in Zenjibar near a public markets in which four civilians were wounded.

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

Analysts said that 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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