Yemen clash kills 1 soldier, 4 suspected militants

August 17, 2014 10:06 AM

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A firefight between Yemeni troops and al-Qaida fighters killed one soldier and four suspected militants, the Defense Ministry said in a statement Sunday.

The ministry said the military targeted a house where it believed militants stayed in the southeastern province of Hadramawt. It said five suspected militants were arrested after the overnight clashes that lasted until early Sunday.

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