Three Yemeni soldiers killed in Al Qaeda attack
Three members of the Yemeni armed forces were killed in an Al Qaeda attack Saturday, a provincial police source said.
The three, belonging to the 115th Armoured Army Brigade, were killed when unidentified gunmen, believed to be from Al Qaeda, attacked their base in the district of Lowder in southern Abyan province, the police source told Xinhua.
Hours later, reinforcement army troops arrived at the site and engaged in armed confrontation with the Al Qaeda attackers, he added.
A local tribal chief confirmed the assault and said there were "victims from both sides" without specifying the number.
"The Al Qaeda attackers attacked an army base. There was a clash between them and the soldiers. Several people were either killed or injured," the tribal source said.
(Posted on 08-03-2014)
Information on States of India:
Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal
INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:
Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |
MORE MAPS OF INDIA:
INDIA CITY MAPS:
KERALA TRAVEL MAPS: