AQAP Welcoming Celebrations for Members Freed from Sanaa Central Prison VIDEO: titled "The Beginning of the Rain"

Video: Believed to be recorded around March 31, 2014 AQAP's Al-Malahem Media presents the video release "The Beginning of the Rain," which features the dozens of AQAP operatives who are believed to have escaped Sana'a Central Prison back in February.TimeLine: Video0:00 – 1:03Introduction contains footage of Yemen security personnel deployment in response to the prison break by AQAP, during February 2014.1:03 – 2:22An AQAP member Munir al Boni, one of the AQAP members freed says that with his transfer to Sana’a prison the AQAP members started planning their escape. He specifically refers to the following inmates: Saleh al Shawish, Mansour al Dalil, and Mobarak al Shabwani. They agreed on the type of weapons to be used such as 10 hand grenades.Comment: 2:06: An insert shows what is presumably a detonator, similar to that used during the prison break.2:22 – 3:55Saleh al Shawish, the self-proclaimed al Qaeda bomb maker, then provides an explanation of the assault. He refers to…

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