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Suspected Al-Qaida Bomb Attacks Kill 4 in Yemen

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Photo from archive al-Qeada Militants

Separate bomb attacks by suspected al-Qaida militants have killed a senior army officer and three soldiers in Yemen’s restive south and east.

Yemeni officials say Brigadier Ahmed Saleh Omari was killed in Aden when a bomb exploded either in or on his car.

Another security official says a bomb planted on a road from Sayoun to Shibam killed three Yemeni soldiers and wounded six others.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attacks. Security forces blamed al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, considered the global terror network’s most active branch. Its militants have shifted…