Yemen's army says recaptured rebel positions

May 26, 2012 13:03

ADEN - Yemen's army has recaptured rebel positions inside the southern city of Zinjibar, killing at least 62 Islamist fighters linked to al-Qaida, including Somalis, a military official said.

The official said two government soldiers were killed and four were wounded in the fighting. He said many of the dead Islamist fighters were Somalis, but gave no precise figure.

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