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Al-Qaida militants kill 38 troops in Yemen attack

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SANAA, Yemen — Taking advantage of heavy fog, al-Qaida militants launched coordinated attacks on military barracks in a southern Yemen province today, killing at least 38 troops and wounding dozens, a military official said.

The dawn attacks in Shabwa province, a known al-Qaida stronghold, surprised and caught the soldiers unprepared, said Maj. Mohammed Nasser.

Yemeni authorities have been leading a war against al-Qaida’s local branch, also known as the al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, considered by Washington as one of…

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