In Yemen eliminated about 800 militants “al-Qaeda”

В Йемене ликвидировано около 800 боевиков "Аль-Каиды"

In Yemen during a military offensive launched by the Arab coalition and government forces, eliminated about 800 militants of the terrorist group “al-Qaeda”, according to SPA.

“The operation resulted in the elimination of more than 800 members of al-Qaeda and some of their leaders. At the same time, another managed to disappear”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that earlier Yemeni troops freed from the control of the terrorist group al-Qaida South of the city of al-Mukalla, which was a stronghold of the group for about a year. Prior to that, coalition forces headed by Saudi Arabia attacked the headquarters of the militants in the city.

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As reported, al-Qaida and ISIS have increased their presence in the South of the country, including in Aden, which serves for the government’s temporary capital. Recently as a result of bombing by militants near the international airport of Aden, killing four policemen and two others were injured.