By Fatik Al-Rodaini
Sana'a, June 10, 2011- At least eight people, including five soldiers, were killed in Yemen's southern province of Lahj.
Local media outlets reported that armed tribesmen attacked checkpoints belonging to an army unit in Al-Habeleen district. The sources said that an exchange of gunfire between the two sides resulted in killing five soldiers and three armed men. No further details were reported.
Yemen's southern provinces have been witnessing sporadic clashes between Yemen's security forces and southern movement militants in which tens from both sides were killed and injured.