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    Yemen Attacks Leave 56 Dead

    A Yemeni soldier stands guard at the site of a bomb attack on a bus in Sanaa, Yemen, Sept. 9, 2013.A Yemeni soldier stands guard at the site of a bomb attack on a bus in Sanaa, Yemen, Sept. 9, 2013.
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    A Yemeni soldier stands guard at the site of a bomb attack on a bus in Sanaa, Yemen, Sept. 9, 2013.
    A Yemeni soldier stands guard at the site of a bomb attack on a bus in Sanaa, Yemen, Sept. 9, 2013.
    VOA News
    Yemeni officials say suspected al-Qaida militants carried out three simultaneous attacks in the southern part of the country Friday killing at least 56 policemen and soldiers.

    The deadliest attack was a car bombing at an army camp in Shabwa province that killed 38 soldiers.  Another deadly explosion took place at a nearby location.

    Gunmen also killed about 10 soldiers at a military headquarters in the town of Mayfaa.

    There has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks, but authorities are blaming al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula.

    Yemeni authorities are leading a struggle against al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, which is seen by Western powers as one of the most dangerous branches of the terrorist group.

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    by: EP from: USA
    September 23, 2013 8:40 PM
    This burial site is just a few miles from me in Tain and if I have the location right, this means she was buried facing SE towards the sunrise in early February and November.Gunmen also killed about 10 soldiers at a military headquarters in the town of Mayfaa.

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