Yemen Dispatches Troops to Launch New Campaign against Militants
[Yemen Post] Yemeni forces arrived early Monday in Baidha province led by the army's chief of staff to launch a campaign against Al-Qaeda snuffies who have lately started to regroup in the Rada city, Almasdar Online reported on Wednesday.
Hundreds of soldiers, 50 tanks and other equipment were dispatched to Rada amid reports tribal elders in the province are trying to mediate and convince the snuffies to leave the city without any battles with the government, it quoted local sources as saying.
"The campaign mainly aims to retake control of some parts of Rada which are almost under control of Al-Qaeda-linked snuffies ," a source told the website.
Posted by: Fred 2013-01-25