Yemen's al-Qaida seizes local airport, air defense base

April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Yemen's al-Qaida seizes local airport, air defense base 

ADEN, Yemen, April 17 — Scores of well-armed gunmen of the Yemen-based al-Qaida branch seized an air defense base and a local airport after clashes with security forces in Yemen's southeastern province of Hadramout on Thursday evening, a government official told Xinhua.

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