Yemen: Two al Qaeda members killed
Yemeni forces killed two suspected al Qaeda gunmen at a checkpoint in the southern town of Loder on Sunday, a security official said. "Two Al-Qaeda militants -- Khaled and Salem Sabri al-Wuhaishy -- were killed when they attacked a security point in the city of Loder" in Abyan province, the official told AFP.
Fierce clashes in Loder last month killed at least 33 peopl.
In Shabwa province further east, two troops and two civilians were hurt in clashes which have raged in the town of Mayfaa for the past two days between the army and suspected Al-Qaeda gunmen.