Monday, September 30, 2013

Al Qaeda Fighters Storm And Seize Major Yemen Military Base

Gunmen Take Over Military Compound In Yemen -- Al Jazeera

Dozens of unidentified gunmen capture Yemeni army compound in port city of al-Mukalla, killing at least three troops.

Dozens of unidentified gunmen have captured a Yemeni army compound in the southeast of the Arabian peninsula country, a military official said.

At least three soldiers were killed and six others wounded in the fighting on Monday as the attackers wrested control of the army compound in the port city of al-Mukalla.

Officials said the gunmen were since holding an unknown number of soldiers hostage.

"Some of the attackers managed to infiltrate into the base," the official said.

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More News On Al Qaeda Fighters Storming And Seizing A Major Yemen Military Base

AQAP fighters storm Yemen Army base in east -- Threat Matrix
Security officials say suspected al-Qaida gunmen take over major military base in Yemen -- Washington Post/AP
Al-Qaeda gunmen seize military base in Yemen -- Arab News/AP/Reuters
Al Qaeda Seizes Yemen Military HQ -- Arutz Sheva
'Qaeda' gunmen seize army HQ in Yemen port city -- FOX News/AFP
Al-Qaida Seizes Military Base in Yemen Taking High-Ranking Officers Hostage -- International Business Times
Suspected Qaeda militants capture Yemen army base: official -- Reuters

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