Yemen’s al-Qaeda branch, known as Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, seized a weapons depot Friday from Yemeni government forces, reported AFP.
The weapons depot is in the city Mukalla, located in Yemen’s Hadramawt governerate.
The day before, al-Qaeda militants seized an airport also located in Mukalla.
Al-Qaeda has had a long-time presence in Hadramawt, despite U.S. drone strikes. Saudi-led airstrikes against Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen have not targeted al-Qaeda, according to officials.
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