Terrorism & Insurgency

Armed clashes reportedly kill a suspected local AQAP commander and a police officer in Yemen's Lahij

28 November 2017

IN A STATEMENT released on 26 November, a security official reported that a suspected local Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) commander and a police officer had been killed as security forces raided the suspect's residence during a counter-terrorism operation in the Al-Wahat area in Yemen's Lahij governorate, Arab News reported. Reports added that an additional suspected militant had been arrested during the operation.



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