US troops attacked Al-Qaeda base in Yemen, there are killed on both sides

Source : 112 Ukraine

Among those killed in the battle, which lasted for 45 minutes, there were three senior officials of Al-Qaeda
21:38, 29 January 2017

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US troops attacked a stronghold of Al-Qaeda in central Yemen, killing 14 militants, BBC reports.

Also one American soldier was killed and three others wounded. According to reports, in an operation that took place in Al-Bayda province, a few Apache helicopters took part.

Among those killed in the battle, which lasted for 45 minutes in Yakla area, there were three senior officials of Al-Qaeda.

The UN declared that the military conflict in Yemen threatens to cause large-scale famine in the country.

The armed conflict in Yemen also involves local groups of Islamic State and Al-Qaeda.

Earlier US President Donald Trump signed a decree that charged the Pentagon within thirty days to develop a plan to destroy Islamic State organization (ISIS) in Syria and Iraq.

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