Coalition air strikes hit Qaeda in Yemen

Yemeni tribesmen supporting forces loyal to Yemen's Saudi-backed president, during fighting against Shiite Huthi rebels and their allies on June 27, 2016, in Hilan mountains, west of Marib citySaudi-led coalition warplanes struck Al-Qaeda positions in southern Yemen on Saturday killing several jihadists, as government forces appeared set on a new offensive, military officials said. Two air strikes targeted Al-Qaeda militants gathered on the outskirts of Jaar town in Abyan province, killing and wounding several jihadists, military officials said. The raids came after several military meetings were held in Aden to discuss plans for a new operation against jihadists in Abyan, they added.

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