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The US killed three al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in a strike on a training camp in Abyan. Two AQAP fighters and a soldier were killed during a clash in Damar. Gunmen killed two policemen in Daleh.
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters killed two members of the Popular Resistance Committees in an ambush on a road north of Zinjibar in Abyan province. The Popular Resistance Committees is a tribal militia that helps the government fight AQAP.
Two al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula operatives and two soldiers were killed when the military raided a safe house in Dalea province. The AQAP operatives were plotting attacks before security forces conducted the raid.
Security forces freed two Westerners, including a diplomat for the United Nations, shortly after they were kidnapped in Sana'a. The US military may provide the Yemeni military with 10 airplanes to be used to target al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters gunned down 20 Yemeni soldiers and wounded another soldier at a checkpoint in Hadramout province. The AQAP fighters overran the checkpoint as the soldiers slept.
An al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula suicide bomber killed one soldier in an attack on a military intelligence headquarters in Lahj province. President Hadi appointed a new leader to command Yemen's special forces, which leads the hunt for AQAP commanders and fighters.
Five al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters, including two Saudis, died in a premature detonation in Shabwa province. The AQAP operatives were assembling a car bomb when it exploded.