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Car bomb kills two in Yemen

Thursday, August 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.

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Car bomb kills two in Yemen

Thursday, August 09, 2012 - 00:38