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Heavy Casualties Noted In Zinjibar

June 30 2011


At least 15 Yemeni soldiers have been killed in a bombing at a military barracks in Zinjibar in the southern Abyan province, reports Xinhua, China's state news agency.

Two Al-Qaida car bombs struck a barracks near the Al-Wahda stadium in Zinjibar on Wednesday, said an unnamed Interior Ministry official.

Dozens of other soldiers were wounded in the attack, the official said.

Militants with Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) seized Zinjibar late last month during...

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