Issue 491 - 26 Jul 1994
The fall of Aden to Ali Abdullah Saleh's forces on 7 July heralded the final collapse of the short-lived Democratic Republic of Yemen. Although pockets of resistance continued to hold out across the country, the capture of Aden marked the effective end of the two month-old war which left between 1,000 and 7,000 dead and between 5,000 and 15,000 wounded.
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