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Aboard Pick-Up Trucks, Al-Qaida Militants Attack Military Checkpost

April 10 2012


At least eight soldiers have been killed in an attack by militants on a military checkpoint in Yemen's Marib province, reports the Yemen Post.

Dozens of fighters from Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) stormed the post early Tuesday in four pickup trucks in the al-Shabkar area, said military officials.

The troops killed five militants, said officials. Four soldiers were reported wounded.

The militants retreated to Jawf province to the north after the raid, said...

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