Fierce battles rage in Yemen's Abyan to grab strategic city

Army’s entry into Zinjibar came after intense fighting that continued for several hours.
Yemeni army on Sunday stormed a key city in southern province of Abyan near Aden from different directions, following intense battles against al-Qaida terrorist group, a military source told Xinhua.
The newly-trained army forces backed by Saudi-led warplanes and helicopters stormed the city of Zinjibar, the Abyan’s provincial capital, from different directions, a day after pro-government tribal fighters on the ground recaptured areas held by al-Qaida militants in southern parts of the country.
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Source: news.xinhuanet.com

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