Coast Guard: No US guard attacked in Yemen

BY PAULINE JELINEK Associated Press Published:

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard is disputing a report that Guard members were attacked while on a training mission in Yemen.

Guard spokesman Lt. Paul Rhynard says Monday in Washington that while the U.S. has a training mission in Yemen, there are no U.S. Guard personnel in the country at this time and none was involved in an attack.

Yemeni officials reported that an American was injured when three guardsmen were shot at while driving near their hotel in the Red Sea port city of Hodeida on Sunday.

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