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Four suspected al Qaeda operatives thought to have been wounded in the Dec. 17 airstrikes have been found in a hospital; 33 al Qaeda fighters have been detained since the operation. Saudi Arabia is attempting to determine if two of it 85 most wanted al Qaeda operatives were killed or wounded in the Dec. 17 attack. The US will repatriate six al Qaeda detainees held at Gitmo back to Yemen.
Security forces claimed to have killed 34 al Qaeda fighters and detained 17 more during operations in Abyan in the South and in Arhab, north of the capital Sanaa. The Yemeni Air Force and ground forces struck training camps and hideouts after receiving intelligence that al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula planned on carrying out eight suicide attacks.
Al Qaeda murdered a kidnapped Yemeni security official and released a videotape of his 'confession.' "I advise people not to get involved in actions (such as mine) ... and not to be drawn into working for American intelligence," the provincial security official said on the videotape.
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters killed two senior security officials and three soldiers in Hadramout. A brigadier general in charge of security and a colonel in charge of the criminal investigations branch were among those killed in a drive-by shooting. Al Qaeda took credit for the attack in a posting on the Internet.
Three government officials and three security guards were killed in an ambush in the eastern province of Hadramawt. The provincial chief of the Political Security Organization, the regional security chief, and the leader of the regional criminal investigation division were killed in the attack, which is thought to have been carried out by al Qaeda.