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Yemen foils car bomb attack on air base used by US troops

ADEN: The Yemeni army on Saturday foiled a car bomb attack on the Anad air base used by US soldiers in the southern province of Lahj, a military official told AFP.

"We foiled an attack by a car packed with explosives that managed to breach several security checkpoints leading into the air base," said the official who spoke on condition of anonymity.

He said the "Americans on the base were the target of the attack."

 
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