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Gunmen shoot down military chopper in Yemen

Xinhua | Updated: 2013-08-06 21:57

SANAA - Yemeni gunmen shot down a military helicopter in Yemen's central province of Marib on Tuesday, local police officials said.

The helicopter was participating with ground forces in protecting an engineer team, which was set to repair a damaged oil pipeline in Al-Arqain area Marib, when it was attacked in the afternoon, police officials told Xinhua anonymously.

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