Yemeni army, tribal fighters kill 9 al-Qaida militants

13.11.2011                      16.Cheschwan. 5772

Jemen:

Yemeni army, tribal fighters kill 9 al-Qaida militants

Five suspected al-Qaida militants, one of them a Saudi, killed in shelling and clashes on the northern edge of Zinjibar; Four killed in clashes with Yemen army and tribesmen.

Yemen's army and tribal fighters killed nine suspected al-Qaida militants overnight in a southern city where central government control has been weakened by months of political paralysis, residents and local officials said.
Five militants, one of them a Saudi, were killed in shelling and clashes on the northern edge of Zinjibar, which the Yemeni government said it had "liberated" from Islamist fighters in September, an official said….