Al Qaeda terrorists evicted from Yemen province
Sanaa: Yemeni authorities forces have evicted scores of Al Qaeda terrorists from the war-torn nation’s southern province of Abyan following days of armed confrontations, a army official confirmed.
“Navy models of the Southern Transitional Council (STC), that are a part of Yemen’s authorities, attacked Al Qaeda hideouts and positions in varied mountainous areas of turbulent Abyan, making headway on the bottom,” the official advised Xinhua information company.
STC troops’ anti-terror operations remains to be in progress and have compelled Al Qaeda militants to depart varied strongholds in Abyan, together with the massive valley of Omaran, after leaving terrorist casualties, the official confirmed.
“After expelling Al Qaeda militants from their bastions in Abyan, the STC troops backed by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition started preparations to storm extra mountainous areas managed by the fear group.”
Final month, the STC troops launched a serious anti-terror operation code-named “Arrows of the East” in Abyan to fight terror teams.
The Yemen-based Al Qaeda within the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) community has been chargeable for many high-profile assaults towards the safety forces within the nation’s southern provinces.
The AQAP has exploited years of lethal battle between the Yemeni authorities and Houthi militia to increase its presence within the war-ravaged Arab nation.