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Suspected Al-Qaeda Attack On Yemen Army Base Kills 21

Reports from southern Yemen say at least 10 soldiers and 11 suspected Al-Qaeda militants have been killed in an attack on a military base.

The attack took place in the town of Shuqra in the province of Abyan on October 19.

Military and medical sources were quoted as saying that militants first attacked the coastal base with an explosives-laden car, and moments later, more militants attacked the base from the sea.

At least 15 soldiers were reportedly injured.

A suspected U.S. drone strike killed at least seven Al-Qaeda members in the Abyan region on October 18.

Based on reporting by Reuters and AFP