At least 33 dead in Yemeni clashes, drone kills seven militants

November 12, 2014 8:23 AM

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SANAA (Reuters) - At least 33 people have been killed in central Yemen in fighting in the past two days between Shi'ite Muslim Houthi fighters trying to expand their control and Sunni tribes allied with al Qaeda, residents said on Wednesday.

Separately, a U.S. drone killed seven suspected al Qaeda militants in southern Yemen while they were on their way to carry out an attack, Yemeni military sources said.

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