About 55 al Qaeda militants killed in Yemen air strikes on Sunday - interior ministry

by Reuters
Monday, 21 April 2014 16:24 GMT

SANAA, April 21 (Reuters) - Some 55 al Qaeda militants were killed in air strikes in Yemen's southern regions on Sunday, the interior ministry's website reported on Monday.

It cited security services in the southern Abyan province as saying that three leading members of the militant group were among those killed on Sunday. (Reporting by Mohamed Ghobari; Writing by Yara Bayoumy; Editing by David Holmes)