WASHINGTON – Obama administration officials said Tuesday that Yemeni

WASHINGTON – Obama administration officials 
said Tuesday that Yemeni

President Ali Abdullah Saleh was more badly
 injured than thought in ablast at his compound last week, complicating the U.S. response toincreased instability in a key battleground in the war againstal-Qaida.Saleh is receiving treatment in Saudi Arabia for burns covering some40 percent of his body, three U.S. officials said. Yemen’s leader alsois suffering from bleeding inside his skull, the officials said oncondition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation.One current and one former U.S. official also said Saleh hadadditional, significant injuries to his upper body. Those officials,speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss intelligence matters,said U.S. officials think the injuries were caused by a bomb plantedinside his compound in the Yemeni capital, not a rocket attack fromoutside the compound walls. That conflicts with initial reports of theattack.Also Tuesday, The Pentagon confirmed that the U.S. military has ceasedits training of Yemeni forces.Col. Dave Lapan, a Pentagon spokesman, said the training is now “inabeyance” but the U.S hopes it will be able to resume the program. Hedeclined to say exactly how many U.S. military personnel are now inYemen, including the number of special operations trainers, which hasfluctuated over time. U.S. officials, however, have suggested thenumber of trainers has been close to 80

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