Yemeni forces free eight hostages, kill seven kidnappers: agency




 
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November 25th, 2014  
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Topic: Yemeni forces free eight hostages, kill seven kidnappers: agency


SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni security forces freed seven Yemeni hostages and a foreigner in a raid in which seven al Qaeda kidnappers were also killed, the country's supreme security committee said. The committee did not disclose the nationality of the foreign hostage, but a Yemeni government source said he was a U.S. military instructor who worked at al-Anad air base in Lahej province, some 60-km (37 miles) north of the port city of Aden. The source said the rescue mission took place near the base, but there was no immediate confirmation of this from the security committee. The U.S. ...

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