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Heavy Fighting With AQAP Noted In South

June 08 2012


Yemeni officials say clashes in the southern part of the country have resulted in the deaths of 30 people, reports Agence France-Presse.

Most of those killed were said to be militants.

Five rebel fighters died following a Thursday airstrike outside of Jaar, which is controlled by Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), officials said.

Seven more Al-Qaida militants were reported to have been killed the same day during fighting in Batis north of Jaar with pro-government...

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