April 09 2012
Islamist militants have attacked an army base in southern Yemen, Reuters reports.
Fighters launched a dawn attack on Monday against the camp, located near the city of Lawdar, Abyan province, said military officials.
Four soldiers, a pro-government tribesman and 20 Islamists were killed, officials and residents said.
Five Islamists were killed in a government airstrike directed at a military checkpoint that the militants had captured, said officials.
Officials said the...
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…
Try Military Periscope free for seven days
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.
©Military Periscope 2022
All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.