'Qaeda ambush' kills at least 20 Yemen soldiers: military source

Yemeni soldiers stand guard in Sanaa on August 5, 2012Al-Qaeda militants killed at least 20 Yemeni soldiers on Saturday when they ambushed their convoy in the south of the war-torn country, a military source said. Al-Qaeda swiftly denied it was behind the killings. “Armed members of Al-Qaeda ambushed a group of young soldiers travelling in three civilian vehicles in the province of Abyan, killing at least 20 of them,” said the source, who requested anonymity.

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