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Qaeda kills three in sweep of Yemen’s south

February 20
13:32 2016

Al-Qaeda militants killed three pro-government fighters Saturday as they strengthened their presence in the southern coastal town of Ahwar, residents and military officials said. The jihadists launched an attack at dawn on a checkpoint manned by fighters close to the government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, the sources said. Al-Qaeda militants have controlled several neighbourhoods of the town in Abyan province for several weeks, according to the military officials.

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