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Security forces killed an al Qaeda leader and detained nine more in Dhale province. The government said that 13 AQAP plots to attack embassies in Sana'a were foiled. Seven soldiers were poisoned at a checkpoint in Sana'a.
Yemeni soldiers near Sana'a kidnapped a brigade commander after not being paid for three months. Security forces detained members of an al Qaeda cell responsible for the May 21 suicide attack in Sana'a that killed more than 100 soldiers. Security officials said that some AQAP fighters have fled to Oman.
The Yemen Executive Mine Action Center said that 25 people, including three engineers, have been killed in land mines that have been planted in Abyan province by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. Engineering teams have blown up more than 2,400 bombs and shells left by AQAP.
Two Yemeni soldiers and three al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed during fighting in Marib province. The AQAP fighters were attempting to destroy a power line.
The Yemeni military said it has regained full control of the city of Azzan in Shabwa province from al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. The terror group seized control of Azzan one year ago.
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.