Attack by al-Qaeda militants kills 5 Yemen troops

Security officials say suspected al-Qaeda terrorists have attacked a military camp in central Yemen, sparking heavy clashes that killed at least five soldiers.


The officials say terrorists tried to storm the camp on Thursday morning on the outskirts of the city of Radda, 160 kilometers south of the capital, Sanaa.


They say the attack also wounded 10 soldiers. The military sent reinforcements and helicopters hovered overhead as the battle raged. (AP)