Air Raid Kills Four Al-Qaeda Operatives in Abyan
An air raid, believed to be by American warplanes, killed four Al- Qaeda operatives including a senior leader Tuesday afternoon, sources in Abyan said.
Eyewitnesses in Mahfed District of Abyan said that an American military air craft bombed a vehicle was heading on a mountainous road in Saraw narrow area.
Press report talked about the presence of Fahd Al-Qusa, the leader in the Al-Qaeda terrorist organization, but it is still not clear if he was the target of this air raid.
In a related development, seven of Al-Qaeda elements were killed in Shukra District of the southern Yemeni province of Abyan by air raids aimed some of their gatherings in the strategic port city.
These developments come while Yemen busy with the last events in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, that caused tens casualties among anti-government protests, and what followed them of armed clashes in the capital and other cities.