Military Periscope Logo

15 Killed In Southern City Of Zinjibar

June 07 2011


Security forces and opposition fighters have been involved in heavy fighting in the southern Yemeni city of Zinjibar, the BBC reports.

At least 15 people were reported killed overnight Tuesday as troops advanced on the city. Government officials blamed Al-Qaida militants for the violence.

There have also been reports of clashes in Taiz, Yemen's second-largest city.

President Ali Abdullah Saleh is in Saudi Arabia for treatment of injuries sustained during a rocket attack on...

Please log in to continue reading.

Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.

Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…

  • More than 7,500 weapons systems and platforms
  • Nearly every country's armed forces
  • Militant organizations
laptop image

Try Military Periscope free for seven days

Military Periscope Logo

Your online source for military news, weapons, and nation's armed forces worldwide

Military Periscope FEDLINK information

Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065

Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.

600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,

Washington DC, 20037, USA.

(+1) 202-450-3967

©Military Periscope 2022

All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.