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The military claimed it has cleared al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula from several areas in Abyan province. AQAP nearly assassinated Yemen's defense minister in Abyan; two bodyguards were killed in an IED attack. Security forces killed four AQAP fighters in Zinjibar.
The Yemeni military said it killed six al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in the Dawfas area of Abyan. AQAP claimed it shot down a Yemeni military helicopter in Abyan on Aug. 27.
Yemeni military officials claimed al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninisula leader Nasir al Wuhayshi was killed in fighting in Dawfas in Abyan. Four soldiers and three AQAP fighters were killed in Dawfas. The navy claimed it foiled a small boat suicide attack off the coast of Abyan.
Militants killed seven Yemeni soldiers in the Dofas district in the southern province of Yemen. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters are believed to have carried out the attack.
Eight Ansar al Sharia fighters were killed in an airstrike in southern Yemen. A commander named Abu Jaber al Sanaai was among those killed.
Thirty-nine al Qaeda fighters and 11 Yemeni soldiers were killed during fighting in the southern province of Abyab. Fighting was reported in the cities of Zinjibar and Jaar, and the district of Maysameer.
The military claimed it killed four al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in Abyan. The head of the Shura Council died from wounds suffered in the June 3 assassination attempt that targeted President Saleh.
A pair of suicide bombers killed 12 pro-government tribal fighters in attacks in Abyan province. The first suicide bomber killed three people in Mudiyah; the second killed nine in Al Arqub.
The government claimed that dozens of fighters loyal to Ali Mohsen and Abdul Majid al Zindani were killed during an attack on a military base in Arhab. Security forces killed four al Qaeda fighters in Abyan.