Dangerous Places

Al Qaeda fighters free 270 from Yemen prison

“Al Qaeda fighters attacked a prison in the coastal Yemeni city of Al Mukallah early Thursday, freeing at least 270 prisoners, a third of whom have al Qaeda links, a senior Defense Ministry official has told CNN.

Khaled Batarfi, a senior al Qaeda figure, was among the escapees, officials said.”

Source: Al Qaeda fighters free 270 from Yemen prison – CNN.com

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