Thursday, June 9, 2011

Four Soldiers and 12 Suspected Al-Qaeda militants Killed in Hadhramout and Abyan Provinces

By Fatik Al-Rodaini
Sana'a, June 9, 2011- At least one soldier was killed and two others were wounded in Yemen's southern province of Hadhramout.
Private sources said that an unknown armed group attacked a governmental patrol vehicle in the city of Koten killing one and wounding two others. Sources said that attackers ran away after the attack, no more details were reported.
Meanwhile, at least 15 people were killed in Yemen's southern province of Abyan in renewed clashes between suspected Al-Qaeda militants and Yemen's troops.
At least three soldiers and ten al-Qaeda gunmen died in the city of Zanjibar, where security forces fought to regain control, broadcaster Al Arabiya reported.
In the southern city of Taiz, two protesters were killed and two others injured. It was not immediately clear who carried out the attack.

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