Qaeda' gunmen kill 6 soldiers in south Yemen

AFP , Saturday 11 Jun 2011

Suspected Al-Qaeda militants killed six Yemeni soldiers on Saturday in an ambush near the southern city of Loder, a local official.

Seven passers-by were wounded in the ambush which targeted an army convoy carrying supplies and reinforcements to the 111th brigade, which is based in the Abyan province city of Loder.

The assailants struck with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades, witnessed said, adding three military vehicles were burned and bodies left scattered on the ground.

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