Yemeni Official Escapes Assassination

Aden, A Yemeni official on Sunday escaped an assassination attempt in Hadramaut Governorate, while two of his companions were killed.

A security source in the Governorate said that unidentified gunmen open fire on the car carrying the director of Shibam District, slightly injuring him and killing two of his companions. Security agencies launched investigations to identify the attackers, the source added.

In a related development a Yemeni soldier was wounded today when a bomb exploded near a security patrol in Yemeni Abyan Governorate’s Lawdar District.

Source: Qatar News Agency