Tuesday, November 29, 2022



24 al-Qaeda members killed in anti-terror operations in Yemen

Aden (Yemen), Sep 25, 2022- Yemen’s pro-government forces continued anti-terror military operations in the southern province of Abyan, a security official told Xinhua.

The troops raided the al-Qaida terrorist group’s strongholds in various areas of the province in recent days, killing 24 armed al-Qaida members, the local security source said on condition of anonymity on Saturday.

“The troops launched on Saturday the fourth phase of the anti-terror campaign aimed at pushing their elements out of the whole province,” the source added.

He said al-Qaida militants were evicted in four districts following weeks of deadly fighting, adding that 32 soldiers were killed and 40 others wounded in operations in the past several days, Xinhua news agency reported.

The pro-government forces backed by Saudi Arabia also continued their operations against al-Qaida militants in other southern areas, according to the official.

On Tuesday, military units of the Southern Transitional Council (STC), which are part of Yemen’s government, attacked al-Qaida hideouts and positions in various mountainous areas of turbulent Abyan, making headway on the ground.

In August, the STC troops launched a major anti-terror operation code-named “Arrows of the East” in Abyan to combat terrorist groups.

The Yemen-based al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) network has been responsible for many high-profile attacks against the security forces in the country’s southern provinces.

The AQAP has exploited years of deadly conflict between the Yemeni government and Houthi militia to expand its presence in the war-ravaged Arab country.  (Agency)

Subscribe to YesPunjab Telegram Channel & receive Important News Updates

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions


Stay Connected






Nadav Lapid must meet Kashmiri Pandits, visit Wandhama, Nadimarg – by Deepika Bhan

The first reaction to Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid's statement on 'The Kashmir Files' was that of shock and disdain. How could a tragedy be...

As Airport Lounges Become More Crowded, Credit Card Issuers Have Put up Some Guidelines around Accessing the Benefit – Know Details Here

There was a time when economy-focused leisure travellers used to find it hard to get airport lounge access. Gone are those days, as now...

Guidelines for Picking Your Favourite student cover Plan

While accidents can happen at any time, children are a lot more prone to these, especially in school. Here, investing in a student cover...


Health & Fitness

Can people with a family history of colorectal cancer reduce their own risk

New Delhi, Nov 28, 2022 - In India, colorectal cancer, which first appears in the colon or the rectum, is the sixth most prevalent cancer to cause mortality. It generally affects older persons and happens when colonic cells become uncontrolled (above 45 years). The polyps that originate inside the colon are typically the precursors to this type of cancer....

Gadgets & Tech

error: Content is protected !!