At least 11 people, including five soldiers, were reported killed after suspected Al-Qaeda-linked militants attacked an army barracks in southern Yemen.
The attack took place on April 9 in the restive Abyan province, a stronghold of al-Qaeda militants.
Four suspected militants and two members of tribes that support the military were also reported killed.
Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Yemen have exploited a decline in central government control that accompanied Arab Spring-inspired protests last year, which eventually forced longtime president Ali Abdullah Saleh to cede power.
Based on reporting by dpa and AFP