ADEN, Yemen, The pro-government Yemeni forces, busted a five-member terrorist cell, in the country's southeastern province of Hadramout, the Defence Ministry said, in a statement.

The Defence Ministry's news website reported that, the armed forces coordinated with the Saudi-led Arab coalition, and managed to bust a terror cell and seize five terrorists, along with a large cache of arms and explosives in Hadramout.

The pro-government Yemeni forces raided a house in Qatan district of Hadramout, and found that it was used by the terrorists as a workshop for manufacturing improvise explosive devices (IED's), the statement said.

A large cache of arms, a car bomb, telecom devices and fake identification cards (IDs) were seized, during the anti-terror operation, conducted in Hadramout, according to the Defence Ministry's statement.

A government official based in Hadramout confirmed that initial investigations revealed that the suspects were responsible for recruiting young people, to carry out a number of drive-by shootings in Hadramout.

The Yemen-based al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) network, mostly operating in eastern and southern provinces, has been responsible for many high-profile attacks against security forces in the country.

Provinces of Abyan and Shabwa, former main strongholds of AQAP, have also witnessed sporadic attacks or heavy clashes, between newly-recruited security forces and al-Qaeda militants.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

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