Qaeda militants 'moved US hostage ahead of Yemen raid'

Yemeni special forces took part in the raid in the southeastern province of HadramawtAl-Qaeda militants holding an American journalist in Yemen moved him and two other foreign hostages just days before a raid to free him, a Yemeni defence ministry website said. The journalist as well as a British national and a South African are among several hostages held by Al-Qaeda in the violence-wracked country, according to the ministry's news website. On Tuesday, Yemeni special forces, said to have been backed by US commandos, raided an Al-Qaeda hideout in Hajr As-Saghir, in the southeastern province of Hadramawt, to free the captives. The ministry website reported late Wednesday that hours before the raid the militants moved the American journalist, the Briton and the South African.

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