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Yemen army recaptures al-Qaeda stronghold

Government troops recapture major al-Qaeda stronghold in Shabwa province following a decisive fight.

Last updated: 07 May 2014 16:58
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The Yemeni army says it has recaptured a major al-Qaeda stronghold in Shabwa province.

More troops have now been deployed in what the government has described as "a decisive battle".

Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from the capital, Sanaa.

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