Agence France-PresseJanuary 16, 2014 11:30
Al-Qaeda militants killed 10 Yemeni soldiers in three simultaneous attacks Thursday on army positions in the central province of Bayda, a military official said.
Eight extremists were also killed in the assaults, which prompted further clashes with the army, a local official said.
"Al-Qaeda assailants carried out simultaneous attacks against three military positions in Rada" in Bayda, an extremist stronghold, the official told AFP.
Ten soldiers were killed and others wounded, and four soldiers captured, the military source said.