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Security forces captured Sami Dayyan, a local al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader, and two fighters as they traveled from Aden to Lahj. Dayyan is believed to be involved in the assassination of the south's top military commander.
A Red Cross worker was killed yesterday in Abyan province. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula claimed credit for the suicide attack in Aden that killed the south's top military commander. The US is giving an additional $52 million in aid to Yemen.
The military said an al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader and two suicide bombers were killed in an airstrike in Baydah province. Six AQAP fighters, three soldiers, and three civilians were killed in fighting in the south.
Police officials claimed to have broken up a plot to attack foreign embassies in Sana'a. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula claimed credit for the suicide attack in Aden that killed the commander of military forces in the south.
A suicide bomber from Somalia killed the commander of the southern military region in an attack outside of his home in Aden. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula reportedly withdrew from Azzan.
Yemeni troops killed 21 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in Azzan in Shabwa and the Hassan Valley in Abyan. One solider was also killed during the fighting.
Yemeni troops retook control of the coastal town of Shaqra in Abyan province. More than 24 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed. Shaqra is the third town in Abyan to return to government control this week.
Yemeni troops are reported to be advancing on Shaqra, a coastal town in Abyan that has been under al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's control for the past year. Seven people were killed by land mines in Zinjibar.
The military said 30 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed in three airstrikes in Azzan. At least one of the strikes was conducted by US drones in Azzan; nine AQAP fighters were killed.
The Yemeni military said it took control of the cities of Zinjibar, Jaar, and Rahowah; 20 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and four soldiers were killed. A Yemeni news outlet claimed AQAP released a statement confirming the withdrawal.