YEMEN Press Agency

U.S. drones attack Marib, Abayn

ABYAN, May 13 (YPA) – The U.S. drone carried out on Wednesday a series of airstrikes on the so-called al-Qaeda elements in the provinces of Marib and Abyan, according to sources.

The airstrike targeted the elements in Abaidah Wedi area in Marib city.

The sources affirmed that the Saudi-backed Islah militants brought a month ago several al-Qaeda fighters to fight in their ranks in the city.

Meanwhile, other strikes hit the elements of the so-called al-Qaeda organization in Shakra city of Abyan province, while the elements were fighting in the ranks of the Islah militias and exiled Hadi government forces, the sources added.AA