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Shia Houthi rebels clash with army in Yemen, 13 killed
Friday February 28, 2014 5:38 PM, IANS

Clashes erupted Friday between the Yemeni army and Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen's northeastern province of al-Jawf, leaving at least 13 people dead and several others wounded, tribal sources said.

The fighting took place after the Shia rebels tried to seize the government's main facilities in al-Hazm, the capital city of al-Jawf province, a local tribal source told Xinhua.

"Three soldiers and more than 10 Shia rebels were killed in the fighting," the source said.

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