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ADEN Danny Green Raptors Jersey , Yemen, June 5 (Xinhua) -- Up to 17 policemen were killed Thursday morning when suspected al-Qaida militants launched an attack on a military checkpoint in Yemen's southeastern province of Shabwa, a government official told Xinhua.

 

"Assailants of the al-Qaida group raided a checkpoint in Bayhan district of Shabwa, killing up to 17 policemen at around 5 a.m. local time," the local government official said on condition of anonymity, adding that several army and police members were also wounded in the attack.

 

"The military checkpoint manned by soldiers of the military- police task force was rained by several rocket-propelled grenades and explosives at around dawn OG Anunoby Raptors Jersey ," a military official said.

 

"Three armored vehicles were torched during the surprise terrorist attack that was launched by well-armed al-Qaida gunmen," the military source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity over phone.

 

The Yemeni military source said that an unknown number of the al-Qaida attackers were also killed and wounded in the fighting that lasted for half an hour.

 

A senior intelligence officer of the military operations room in Shabwa said that some policemen were missing following the attack, but he did not gave exact number.

 

A local resident said that "unknown gunmen arrived on two pick- up trucks and opened heavy fire and tossed grenades on the soldiers stationed at the military checkpoint. Huge explosions were heard across the region."

 

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack, however, militants of the Yemen-based al-Qaida offshoot were blamed for a series of assassination attacks, mostly in the country's southern regions.

 

The Yemeni military and security forces Vince Carter Raptors Jersey , with U.S. support, have recently intensified operations against suspected al-Qaida strongholds throughout the country, killing many non-Yemeni al- Qaida suspects.

 

However, al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), considered a major threat to the Yemeni government and neighboring oil-rich Saudi Arabia, has vowed to hit back in Yemen's main cities Tracy Mcgrady Raptors Jersey , including the capital Sanaa.

 

AQAP militants have retaliated by launching suicide car attacks and roadside bombings across the impoverished Arab country.

 

Last Month, scores of suspected al-Qaida gunmen launched more than six attacks including shootings, bombings, and arson, leaving 31 dead and several others injured in southeastern Hadramout province.

 

NEW DELHI, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- More than 15 students have been injured in a road accident in the western Indian state of Rajasthan Friday Lucas Nogueira Jersey , police said.

 

"The accident occurred when a school bus, carrying 30 students, overturned near Jhalawar Road on national highway No. 27," a senior police official said.

 

No one has been killed in the incident, all the injured students have been rushed to a nearby hospital by residents, where the condition of some are said to be serious Delon Wright Jersey , he said.

 

"We have informed the parents of the injured students," the official said.

 

Eyewitnesses told cops that the accident occurred after the bus driver lost control of the speeding vehicle while negotiating a bend.

 

"A probe has been ordered into the incident," the official added.

 

The accident came days after some 24 students were injured in another school bus accident in the state's Sikar district.

 

India has the highest number of road fatalities in the world. Road accidents occur mostly due to poor driving or badly maintained roads and vehicles.

 

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ABUJA, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria needs steady growth to fully recover from its worst economic recession in more than two decades Pascal Siakam Jersey , an economic expert told Xinhua on Thursday.

 

The Abuja-based economist said the end of the recession in Nigeria was a good development but the country's economic growth remained fragile and vulnerable to external shocks and policy slippage.

 

Muye Yahaya said cruel choices or policies, aimed at adding value to all sectors of the economy, were needed as quickly as possible.

 

It is through such policies that the economy, which pulled out of recession early September, can be on the path of smooth development and stability, Yahaya said.

 

"Such cruel or important choices are needed to accelerate the construction of institutions to stimulate economic growth and restructuring the economy Norman Powell Jersey ," he said.

 

Yahaya, like many other analysts in Nigeria, thinks the outlook for more growth looks positive for the country.

 

He urged the government to make honest painful structural changes to support its priority sectors of the economy.

 

"Nigeria needs a national consensus to reduce borrowing and to invest more in agriculture, mining sector and supports small-scale industries."

 

"The country also needs to improve the business climate by upgrading corporate governance, promoting venture capital investment, redesigning policies for small and medium-sized enterprises Fred VanVleet Jersey , known as SMEs, that will raise productivity, which is the only way to regain a sustainable growth rate," the expert said.

 

Among other areas that needed urgent attention for economic revival, the expert said the local tax structure could also encourage industrial revival.

 

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