September 30, 2013 / 11:37 AM / 6 years ago

Suspected Qaeda militants capture Yemen army base: official

ADEN (Reuters) - Dozens of suspected al Qaeda militants captured a Yemeni army base on Monday in the south-east of the Arabian peninsula country, a military official said.

The militants had taken some military personnel hostage at the base in the city of al-Mukalla, the official said.

Reporting by Mohammed Mukhashaf,; Writing by Mahmoud Habboush, Editing by William Maclean and Jon Boyle

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