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Two soldiers, six al Qaeda militants die in Yemen attack
ADEN -- Two soldiers and six suspected al Qaeda attackers were killed and 10 soldiers wounded on Tuesday when a suicide bomber and gunmen tried to storm an army camp in southern Yemen, a local security official said.

 

Al Qaeda has exploited more than two years of civil war between President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi's internationally- backed government and the Iran-aligned Houthis to try to deepen its influence in Yemen, repeatedly launching bomb and gun attacks on security forces, government officials and compounds.

 

"This was a terrorist attack and it has been foiled," the official said of the attack in Juhayn, Abyan province.