Yemen says 13 Shiite rebels killed

Published September 22nd, 2009 - 02:28 GMT

A Yemeni official source in Saada governorate said on Tuesday that some "terror and rebellion elements" attacked Tuesday morning Aal Oqab village residents in Saada and forced them to flee. The source told the state-run Saba news agency that those elements forced a military unit to react which resulted in the killing of 13 "terrorists" in addition to seizing a big amount of their weapons and removing land mines they planted.

 

Additionally, the source said that "terror and rebellion elements" continued breaches and attacks against a number of military targets as well as locals in Harf Sufian and Saada governorate, killing and injuring a number of soldiers and locals. Thus, the army forces took action against these attacks, causing them heavy losses.

 


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