Yemen: 4 soldiers killed in an armed confrontation with security units of the Southern Transitional Council (STC) in Mudiyah
About four Yemeni soldiers were killed and eight others injured on Monday during an armed confrontation in the southern province of Abyan, a military official told Xinhua.
According to the local military official, who asked to remain anonymous, pro-government Yemeni forces clashed with security units of the Southern Transitional Council (STC) in Mudiyah district in the eastern part of Abyan.
“The pro-government Yemeni forces attempted to establish a checkpoint in Mudiyah but the STC security units intervened and prevented any military presence of the government there,” he said.
The armed confrontation between the two warring sides lasted hours, he added.