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At Least 13 Killed in Failed US Rescue of Yemen Hostages

A woman, a 10-year-old boy and a local al-Qaida leader were among at least 11 people killed alongside two Western hostages when U.S.-led forces battled militants in a failed rescue mission in Yemen, residents said on Sunday. U.S. special forces raided the village of Dafaar in Shabwa province, a militant stronghold in southern Yemen, shortly after midnight on Saturday, killing several members of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). American journalist Luke Somers, 33, and South...

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