Shortly after the operation, unidentified gunmen from the district attacked a checkpoint, triggering clashes that lasted for around three hours.
Three other civilians were wounded in the gunfight, the official said.
Aden serves as a temporary base for the government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi as the capital Sanaa has been held by Shiite Huthi rebels since September 2014.
Despite several security campaigns, government forces in Aden appear to have failed to flush out jihadists who have taken advantage of…
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