The militants of the terrorist organization «al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula» captured a small town on the southern coast of Yemen, announced on 20 February, the TV channel «al Arabiya».
The terrorists attacked the town of Ahwar, overcame the resistance fighters of the militia, loyal to the legitimate government and killed three of them. They also tried to kill the Sheikh of the city, but he managed to escape.
After the battle, the militants have occupied government buildings in Aware.
This town is located between the big port of Mukalla and Zinjibar. Both of these cities were captured by «al-Qaeda» before.