Almotamar.net - One of security-wanted persons for his affiliation of al-Qaeda organisation in Yemen Ali Saleh al-Yafie and another person wanted by security have been killed during a storming of a hideout of the wanted by security forces on Monday. The operation took place in Zanjibar town of Abyan province.
Almotamar.net correspondent has quoted local sources as saying that two soldiers have met martyrdom and a third wounded when al-Yafie and those with him opened fire on security men who raided the hideout where al-Yafie and the persons with him were hiding.
The sources confirmed that al-Yafie was in contact with the secessionist Taeq al-Fadly and his follower elements and was supplying them with weapons.
Security authorities raided the hideout after getting information that al-Yafie was trying to distribute weapons to the secessionist elements there.
The administrative committee of the local council of Abyan province had earlier directed in its meeting on Sunday security apparatuses to take necessary measures for enhancing security and stability in the province in the way deterring any criminal and destructive practices of the outlaw elements.