Escaped al Qaeda operative Hamza al Quayti was killed in a shootout along with four other al Qaeda operatives as well as two policemen. President Saleh said the group was planning attacks in Saudi Arabia and Yemen. A published report indicated elements within Yemeni security forces directed al Quayti in March to launch a mortar attack on the US embassy and cleared the roads for his escape after the attack.
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