Suicide bombing leaves 4 Yemeni soldiers killed

Government forces have been fighting al Qaeda elements in Abyan in recent days.
Four pro-government Yemeni soldiers were killed and six others injured in a suicide car bombing that rocked the country’s southern province of Abyan on Monday, a security official told Xinhua.
According to the local security source, the suicide car bomb targeted pro-government soldiers who gathered in the eastern outskirts of coastal Shoqra town in Abyan province, leaving at least four soldiers killed and six others injured at the scene. The suicide attack was followed by intense clashes between the pro-government soldiers and al-Qaida assailants in the same area, the security source said.
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