SANAA, April 22 (KUNA) -- Three suspected Al-Qaeda militants were killed in
an air raid in the northeast Maareb governorate on Sunday, local sources in
the area said.
They added that the raid targetted a number of vehicles believed to be used
by Al-Qaeda militants. The strike killed at least three persons and destroyed
Meanwhile, the Yemeni defense ministry announced the killing of 17 Al-Qaeda
militants in an air raid in the southern Abyan governorate.
It added the raid aimed at a group of militants who were meeting in a house
in southeast city of Lodar in Abyan.
Wide-scale hostilities have been taking place between pro-Al-Qaeda Ansar
Al-Sharia group and the Yemeni government forces in Abyan. (end)
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