Yemen: Militants open fire on U.S. Coast Guard trainers, wounding 1 with machine gun

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(CBS/AP) SANAA, Yemen - Yemeni security officials say militants have opened fire on three U.S. Coast Guard trainers in western Yemen, wounding one.

The officials say the shooting took place on Sunday in the Red Sea port city of Hodeida in western Yemen. The three Americans were traveling in a car near their hotel when the militants pulled up in another vehicle and sprayed them with machine-gun fire.

The officials had no word on the condition of the wounded American. A spokesperson for the U.S. military's Africa Command declined to comment to CBS News.

The officials spoke Monday on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the media.