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Car bomb kills two in Yemen

Thursday, Aug 09, 2012 - 00:38

Aug. 10 - A state-run news agency in Yemen claims a car bomb killed a military academy dean and body guard in Mukalla. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION A car bomb blast in Yemen killed a local military official on Thursday in the port city of Mukalla, according to state-run Saba news agency. Brigadier Omar Salim Ba-Rashid, a dean of a Yemeni military academy, died in the blast along with his bodyguard. His son was also wounded, according to the al-Masdar news website. Yemen declared victory in June over militants calling themselves Ansar al-Sharia (Partisans of Islamic Law), but they continue to pose a serious threat, despite losing control over territory they controlled for most of last year. However, no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Car bomb kills two in Yemen

Thursday, Aug 09, 2012 - 00:38

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