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30 dead as Yemen army launches new assault on Qaeda

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Suspected Al-Qaeda militants killed 18 Yemeni soldiers in separate ambushes Tuesday as the army launched a ground offensive against their remaining strongholds in the south, medical and security sources said. 

A Yemeni soldier mans a checkpoint in the capital Sanaa on April 29, 2014

Twelve militants were also killed when the ambush in Shabwa province sparked a firefight, tribal sources said.

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