Monday, June 13, 2011

Woman Killed and Five Injured in Al-Hima Al-Kharejia

By Faitk Al-Rodaini

Sana'a, June 13, 2011- Local website reported that a woman was killed and five others wounded in the city of Al-Hima Al-Kharejia, west of Yemen's capital, Sana'a.

The website said that the renewed clashes took place in the city of the Al-Hima Al-Kharejia between Yemen's army camp within the area and armed tribesmen, killing a woman and wounding five others.

Local sources mentioned that an exchange of gun fire erupted between Al-Manar Camp and Al-Mafeheq city in which the both sides used different weapons during the clashes. Al-Mafeheq's tribesmen prohibited the army unit of creating a new camp in their area. No further details were reported.

Separately, an army Colonel was killed on Monday in Yemen's business capital Aden after a bomb was detonated in his car, a security source said.

Unidentified gunmen planted the bomb inside the car of Colonel Muti'a Al-Sayani that exploded after noon while he was on his way to the city of Al-Buraika, the source said, adding an investigation was underway.

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