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UAE special forces deployed in Yemen as 800 Al Qaeda fighters killed
100110-N-0803S-001 MANAMA, Bahrain (Jan. 10, 2010) Rear Adm. Thomas Cropper, deputy commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, congratulates United Arab Emirates soldiers on their completion of a U.S. Coast Guard visit, board, search and seizure course. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nathan Schaeffer/Released)

UAE special forces deployed in Yemen as 800 Al Qaeda fighters killed

UAE special forces have been deployed in the battle against Al Qaeda in Yemen, Arab Coalition commanders have announced.

The Saudi Press Agency, SPA, quoted the coalition command as saying that in its first hours, the operation resulted in the killing of more than 800 elements of Al Qaeda and a number of their leaders and that the rest of them fled.

Source: UAE special forces deployed in Yemen as 800 Al Qaeda fighters killed