At least four killed in Yemen Tuesday from Al Qaeda attacks
Yemenis carry the coffin of a soldier who was killed by Al Qaeda militants over the weekend in the country's Hadramawt province (Mohammed Huwais/AFP)
Clashes in Yemen left at least four dead Tuesday, according to Agence France Presse.
Al Qaeda militants allegedly attacked a government checkpoint in Yemen's western province of Hudayah, according to the country's interior ministry.
Security officials stationed at the checkpoint exchanged fire with the attackers, leaving two policemen and two of the militants dead at the scene.
Two other policemen and another militant were also wounded at the scene. After the clashes subsided, all of the other militant fled the scene.
Authorities also allegedly successfully dismantled unexploded bombs that the attackers brought to the checkpoint via their cars.