Former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh. (AP/Hani Mohammed/File)
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Saleh, who stepped down in 2012 amid mass protests against his rule after more than three decades in office, remains an influential figure in the country and still has many enemies.Mughrabi said Saleh's security went to inspect the tunnel and detained five people on the spot.An Interior Ministry official confirmed that three suspects had been turned over to the authorities by Saleh's security team and said others were being sought for questioning, but declined to give further details.Saleh retains the post of head of the General People's Congress, the former ruling party and a main partner in the coalition government that was set up after he stepped aside.
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