Monday, August 1, 2011

Two Killed, Others Injured in Continuous Battles in Arhab

Sana'a, August 1, 2011- At least two people were killed and twelve others injured when the republican guard continued to shell villages in Arhab district on the outskirts of Yemen’s capital Sana’a late Sunday and early Monday, eyewitnesses said.

Several villages came under attacks as more army reinforcements arrived in the district following fierce battles over the past few days. On Thursday, tribes tried to take over the republican guard camp in the area triggering the army to carry out airstrikes killing scores of tribesmen and soldiers.

Clashes in Arhab have been non stop for the last month and at least 78 people have been killed, sources confirmed.

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