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Al-Qaida Militants Execute Captive Soldiers

April 03 2012


Militants from the Yemeni branch of Al-Qaida have executed more than a dozen Yemeni soldiers captured during fighting Saturday in the southern Lahj province, says a military official cited by Xinhua, China's state news agency.

Fifteen troops from the 119th Brigade were killed by Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula in the desert between the Lahj and Abyan provinces, said the local official.

A number of soldiers were still missing from the attack, which targeted an army base in...

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