Suspected al-Qaida attack in Yemen leaves 26 dead
October 20, 2012, 12:06 am TWN
ADEN, Yemen -- At least 13 soldiers and 13 suspected al-Qaida members died in an attack on an army base in Yemen's southern province of Abyan on Friday, medical and military sources said.
Two militants wearing army uniforms drove an explosives-laden car into the military base, killing themselves and 10 soldiers and injuring 15 other soldiers, a military official said. Moments later, a group of militants attacked the base from the sea and 11 more militants and three soldiers were killed in the fighting that followed.