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    Car Bomb Attack in South Yemen Leaves 6 Security Personnel Dead

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    Car bomb attack against a government building in Yemen’s southern Lahij province followed by gunmen attack resulted in the death of six security personnel, media reported citing a statement issued by the local public information office.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Six security personnel and three attackers were reportedly killed in the attack.

    “The attackers targeted a government building before being intercepted by security personnel guarding the building. The car bomb exploded outside the building before Al-Qaeda [banned in Russia] gunmen sprayed the area with machine-gun fire," the statement read as quoted by Anadolu news agency.

    It remains unclear whether al-Qaeda took responsibility for the attack.


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