Yemen says troops kill 11 al Qaida terrorists

By REUTERS
April 11, 2011 19:24

ADEN - Eleven suspected al Qaida members were killed in a clash with Yemeni forces on Monday in the south of the Arabian Peninsula country, the Yemeni Defense Ministry said.

Two of the terrorists killed in the clashes in Abyan province were foreigners, the ministry website said in a text message.

Government troops have often clashed with Islamists including al Qaida in Abyan.

The ministry gave no further details.


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