Drone activity significantly increases in Shabwah as Al-Qaeda forces deploy across province

Drone activity significantly increases in Shabwah as Al-Qaeda forces deploy across province

Local sources reported heavy flights of US drone aircraft over the skies of Shabwah province in eastern Yemen.

The sources explained that the directorates of Shabwah witnessed heavy and continuous flight of US drones during the last hours, after receiving military leaders of the Islah Party and al-Qaeda coming from Turkey in the region.

According to the sources, Islah has deployed al-Qaeda elements in the Al-Sawda Mountains and the Morra camp, west of the provincial capital of Ataq.

Al-Qaeda operatives have redeployed extensively and significantly in Shabwah province since early April, facilitated by Islah authorities in the province.

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