Bullet marks are seen on the car of the Shi'ite politician Ismail al-Wazir after an assassination attempt in Sanaa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Suspected militants killed five soldiers guarding a checkpoint in southeastern Yemen on Tuesday, local officials said, and a leader of a Shi'ite Muslim party was wounded in a drive-by shooting in the capital Sanaa in which two guards died.Last month suspected militants killed 20 members of Yemen's security forces in a raid on a checkpoint in Hadramout.In Sanaa, a security source and witnesses said gunmen riding in a car opened fire on Ismail al-Wazir, head of the shura council of al-Haq party -- a political group associated with Shi'ite Muslim Houthi rebels based in northern Yemen.
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