Forces loyal to the Saudi-backed Yemeni president show their skills during a graduation ceremony at a military base in Khor Maksar, in the Yemeni southern port city of Aden, on May 1, 2016. / AFP / SALEH AL-OBEIDI
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Militants, including suicide bombers, killed at least 15 Yemeni troops outside the southeastern port city of Mukalla Thursday, the army said, in attacks claimed by Daesh (ISIS).Militants clashed with soldiers outside the base immediately after the bombings, with the army saying at least 15 soldiers had died in the bombings and gunfight.Bin Dagher inspected the base later in the day, another military official said. A third suicide bomber targeted the nearby residence of the commander of Hadramawt's second military region, Gen. Faraj Salmeen, but he escaped unharmed, the official said.
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