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Yemen Says Arrests Suspect in USS Cole Bombing

Yemen has arrested a suspected militant wanted over the 2000 bomb attack that killed 17 sailors aboard the USS Cole in the port of Aden, an official Web site said Tuesday. Security forces arrested Ali Mohamed Omar Shorbajy in the mountainous Abyan region in south Yemen Monday night, the Web site of the ruling General People’s Congress said. A hunt is still on in the same area for three other wanted men. Last week eight men, including six suspects in the attack on the U.S. warship, surrendered to the authorities after a week-long siege of Islamic militants in Abyan. Full Story

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