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Yemen: 4 killed in clashes in southern town

  • FILE -- In this Tuesday, June 12, 2012 handout photo provided by the Yemen Defense Ministry, a Yemeni army soldier, left, flees for cover at the frontline of fighting with al-Qaida militants near the city of Zinjibar, Yemen. (AP Photo/Yemen Defense Ministry, File)

SANAA, Yemen: Yemeni security officials say four people, including a child and a soldier, have been killed in clashes between the army and residents of a town in the country's south.

The fighting broke out Tuesday evening after residents of al-Gleela in al-Dhala province refused to allow soldiers to set up a base in the town.

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to release the information.

 
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