China Evacuating Citizens From Yemen

March 30, 2015 8:57 AM

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China Evacuating Citizens From Yemen

BEIJING—China is evacuating its citizens from Yemen and suspending antipiracy patrols in the area due to the growing violence there.

Three Chinese navy ships were diverted to the port of Aden to rescue about 500 Chinese nationals caught in the conflict, state media reported Monday, marking only the second time Chinese military assets have been used in such a mission.

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