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Yemen's army sends reinforcements south

The army continues to battle al-Qaeda and is focusing on the group's last stronghold in Shabwa province.

Last updated: 17 May 2014 20:12
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Yemen’s army has sent additional troops to the country's south where fighting continues in al-Qaeda controlled towns.

Gains made by the army a week ago were reversed when fighters launched a surprise attack.

The army said it is now concentrating its efforts on Houta, the armed group's last stronghold in Shabwa province.

Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Sanaa.

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