Yemen violence: Gunmen launch deadly gas plant attack

11:28 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Yemen violence: Gunmen launch deadly gas plant attack

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Suspected al-Qaeda militants have killed five soldiers in an attack on a gas terminal in southern Yemen, reports say.
Suspected al-Qaeda militants have killed five soldiers in an attack on a gas terminal in southern Yemen, reports say. They opened fire on a checkpoint near the Balhaf terminal in Shabwa province, killing the soldiers before fleeing. Almost all US diplomatic missions recently closed in the region due to threats were due to reopen on Sunday.