Al Kawd

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Al Kawd
Al Kawd is locatit in Yemen
Al Kawd
Al Kawd
Location in Yemen
Coordinates: 13°05′19″N 45°21′53″E / 13.08861°N 45.36472°E / 13.08861; 45.36472
Kintra Yemen
GovrenorateAbyan
Time zoneUTC+3 (Yemen Staundart Time)

Al Kawd is a toun in sooth-wastren Yemen, near Zinjibar. It is locatit in the Abyan Govrenorate an lees on the Guwf o Aden, approximately 40 kilometres bi road east o Aden. The Wadi Bana, a major river o Yemen flows intae the sea tae the east o the toun.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 19-20 Mey 1994, durin the 1994 ceevil war in Yemen, rebel planes droppit twa bombs near the cemetery in al-Kawd, killin fower boys.

2011 revolt[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 15 November, fechters lyal tae al-Qaeda in the Arabie Peninsula teuk ower the toun, a key for the Battle o Zinjibar.[1]

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