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Yemenis gather around a damaged vehicle purported to belong to an American teacher shot by gunmen in Taiz, Yemen, Sunday, March 18, 2012. Two gunmen on a motorcycle shot dead early Sunday an American teacher working at a language institute in a central Yemeni city, the region's provincial governor said. (AP Photo/Anees Mahyoub)

Militants kill American teacher in Yemen

March 31, 2012

Gunmen linked to al Qaeda shot dead an American teacher in Yemen on Sunday, accusing him of Christian "proselytizing", and officials said government forces had killed a dozen militants in clashes and attacks on their strongholds.