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Al-Qaeda cell captured in Aden

National Yemen

Police troopers ride a patrol vehicle at the site of a planned rally in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden

By NY Staff

Yemeni security forces arrested 3 alleged Al-Qaeda militants, sources reported. The militants were allegedly planning to target government institutions in Aden.

The cell members were captured in a home in Al-Mansoura directorate, according to a source.

“As we broke into the house, one of the militants tried to blow himself up; one of our forces was able to shoot and kill him first,” stated the source.

A large number of explosives were confiscated at the scene.