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Al-Qaeda claims attack on Yemen defense ministry
December 6, 2013

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has said it was behind an attack on Yemen’s defence ministry on Thursday that left 52 people dead.

The group’s media arm, al-Malahim, said the ministry complex in Sanaa had been targeted because US unmanned drones were being operated from there.

The attack saw a suicide bomber ram an explosives-filled car into the main gate before gunmen launched an assault.

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