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Yemen Army kills at least 8 fighters: Tribal chief

Yemen`s Defense Ministry accused opposition parties and a defected army unit of aiding the attack.



Sanaa: A Yemeni tribal leader says clashes
with government troops in a mountainous area north of the
capital have killed at least eight anti-government fighters.

Sheik Hameed Asem said fighters from his Arab tribe
attacked an army unit today, which responded by shelling and
bombing tribal positions, killing at least eight and wounding
dozens more.

Mutual animosity between the tribe and President Ali
Abdullah Saleh has turned violent since the start of the
uprising against Saleh`s regime six months ago.

The tribe has previously tried to prevent troops from
entering the capital, Sanaa, where it feared they would attack
protesters.

Yemen`s Defense Ministry accused opposition parties
and a defected army unit of aiding the attack.

PTI

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