Al Qaeda Attacked a Military Camp, 19 Soldiers Killed; Russia’s Warships Searching Enemy Submarine
PANAGYURISHTE, (BM) – Your briefly report on August 2 in last twelve hours from BulgarianMilitary.com:
At least 19 soldiers killed in al Qaeda attack in southern Yemen, sources
Islamist militant group al Qaeda attacked a military camp in southern Yemen on Friday, killing at least 19 soldiers, Reuters reported.
The attack is the second in as many days on a camp for the Yemeni Security Belt forces backed by the United Arab Emirates, a member of the Western-backed Arab coalition battling Houthi rebels who control swathes of the country.
The al Qaeda militants briefly took control of the camp in the village of Al Mahfad in southern Abyan governorate before it was retaken hours later by Yemeni forces, the sources said.
On Thursday a car bomb exploded in a military camp for the Security Belt forces in the southern port city of Aden, killing 13 policemen.
Russia’s Baltic Fleet warships to search for enemy submarine in large-scale naval drills
The Baltic Fleet’s Project 20380 missile corvettes have launched operations to search for a notional enemy’s submarine during the ‘Ocean Shield-2019’ large-scale naval drills, TASS reported according the Fleet’s press office statement on Friday.
“The corvettes Boiky, Steregushchiy and Stoiky are practicing measures in interaction with the crews of four Il-38N anti-submarine warfare aircraft of the Pacific and Northern Fleets to search for a notional enemy’s submarine and destroy it, using radar and sonar armament and the warships’ anti-submarine weapons,” the press office said in a statement.
In addition to the anti-submarine warfare tasks, the corvettes’ crews will perform joint maneuvering and the exercises for radar jamming, hold shipborne drills for radiological, chemical and biological protection and shipboard damage control.
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Source: Reuters, TASS