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Dozens killed and injured in Abayn factory explosion
[28/March/2011]


ABYAN, March 28 (Saba)- Explosions and fire broke out in the October 7 factory for ammunition in al-Hesn area in Khanfar district of southern Abyan province, an official source told Saba.

Abyan Governor Saleh al-Zawari directed to form a committee to investigate the incident, the source said.

The incident happened after al-Qaeda terrorist elements seized the factory on Sunday and pushed citizens to it for looting its contents ,which led to inflaming of gunpowder and explosives in the factory, the source explained.

The explosions led to the falling of a number of dead and wounded and the full destruction of the factory .

The source held the al-Qaeda elements responsible for this tragic incident that killed innocent citizens who fell victim to the trap of those terrorist elements.

The factory site is still besieged by terrorist elements who did not allow fire trucks to extinguish the fire or ambulances to transport the victims and injured to hospital, the source added.

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