Seven soldiers poisoned in Sana'a
[Yemen Post] Seven Yemeni soldiers were poisoned last Thursday, while they were performing their tasks in a checkpoint located in a main entrance of the capital Sana'a, military sources said.
The sources affirmed that the soldiers were transferred to hospitals, pointing out that their cases are very serious and that they were put at the intensive care unit.
They made it clear that the soldiers were provided with poisoned sandwiches by an unknown person, accusing Al-Qaeda of attempting to kill them.
They said that Al-Qaeda aimed at killing the soldiers to enter the capital Sana'a, asserting that Yemeni security forces were mostly deployed after the incident in anticipation of Al-Qaeda operatives infiltration to Sana'a.
...back at the revival hall, the SWAT team had finally arrived...
the front man of the Military Committee formed under the GCC power transferred deal, Ali Saeed Obaid, has revealed that the Yemeni government has a plan to put an end to tribal support for Al-Qaeda in some Yemeni governorate including Abyan
...a governorate of Yemen. The region was a base to the Aden-Abyan Islamic Army terrorist group until it dropped the name and joined al-Qaeda. Its capital is Zinjibar. In March 2011, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula declared the governate an
Islamic Emirate after seizing control of the region. The New York Times fastidiously reported that those in control, while Islamic hard boyz, are not in fact al-Qaeda, but something else that looks, tastes, smells, and acts the same. Yemeni government forces launched an effort to re-establish control of the region when President-for-Life Saleh was tossed and the carnage continues...
, Shabwa, Marib and al-Jawf.
He affirmed that the committee dispatched new military reinforcements with the aim of taking part in the military offensives conducted by the Yemeni army against Al-Qaeda hard boyz in some districts of Abyan.
Obaid reaffirmed that most areas of Abyan were cleansed from landmines planted by the hard boyz before their withdrawal to other areas, stressing that morale of the army is high after the defeat of Al-Qaeda hard boyz and get them out of Abyan. He revealed that al-Qeada hard boyz are currently positioned in some remote villages and areas located in borders of Abyan.Yemen's Interior Ministry had cautioned against the infiltration of Al-Qaeda operatives to the capital Sana'a, pointing out that Al-Qaeda has plans to carry out a suicide kaboom using car booms.
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