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Fighting in Southern Yemen Leaves at Least 60 People Dead

April 09, 2012

Clashes between Yemeni forces and suspected al-Qaeda militants left at least 60 people dead in the southern city of Lawdar, according to resident Salem Haidarah said in a telephone interview.

More than 40 militants were killed in Lawdar, according to the Defense Ministry’s website.

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