Saudis tar­get al-Qaeda, 23 killed

The Myanmar Times - - World -

Saudi-led coalition war­planes struck al-Qaeda po­si­tions in south­ern Ye­men on July 23, killing sev­eral ji­hadists, as gov­ern­ment forces ap­peared set on a new of­fen­sive. Two airstrikes tar­geted al-Qaeda mil­i­tants gath­ered on the out­skirts of Jaar town in Abyan prov­ince, killing and wound­ing sev­eral ji­hadists. The raids came af­ter sev­eral mil­i­tary meet­ings were held here to dis­cuss plans for a new op­er­a­tion against ji­hadists in Abyan.

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