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Al-Qaida Militants Kill 15 Yemeni Soldiers

Al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen have ambushed and executed at least 15 soldiers after stopping their convoy in the province of Abyan. Local reports say armed al-Qaida members stopped the soldiers, who were riding in civilian vehicles, in the town of Ahwar. The militants ordered the soldiers to get out of their vehicles and then shot them in the early-morning incident. Local officials told Reuters news agency that 17 more soldiers were wounded but are believed to be alive, although...

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