Monday, August 22, 2011

Security intelligence escapes assassination in southern Yemen

Sana'a, August 21, 2011- A security intelligence in the southern city of Al-Dale escaped assassination attempt and his son was killed in an attack carried out by unknown gunmen on Sunday, local sources said.

The gunmen attacked Ali Al-Bukhaiti while he was outside the Security Department of Al-Dale along with his son Zakaria Sunday evening, the sources said.

Other sources said that an armed group called Hatm was behind the attack but the group did not confirm or deny the assassination.

In the southern city of Abyan, armed militants believed to be Al-Qaeda carried out two suicide attacks early Sunday, killing at least 11pro-government tribesmen.

Source: News Yemen

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