Security officials say suspected al-Qaida gunmen take over major military base in Yemen

  • by: AHMED AL-HAJ , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 30, 2013 - 4:45 PM

SANAA, Yemen — Suspected al-Qaida gunmen dressed in fatigues and riding in military trucks overran a key army base in eastern Yemen on Monday, security officials said, holding captive high-ranking officers and soldiers inside in the latest bold attack by militants there.

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