Monday, September 5, 2011

Suicide bomber captured in Abyan

ABYAN, Sep. 05 (Saba) - The popular committees in Lawdar district of Abyan province arrested on Monday a suicide bomber of al-Qaeda, a local source has said.

The popular committees handed over him to the 111 Brigade Camp, the source, adding that another terrorist has managed to escape.

He said that the suicide bomber was intended to carry out a suicide attack against the popular committees' youths in the district.

The suicide bomber, 19, from Marib province was arrested with an explosive belt and two grenades, according to the source.

The preliminary information indicated that the suicide bomber is a part of an al-Qaeda terrorist cell targets the popular committees' youths and citizens in Lawdar, he added.

This is the third attempt targeting the popular committees, the source said.

On the other hand, two citizens were wounded in Lawdar due to a burst of an explosive device planted by al-Qaeda terrorists targeting a checkpoint of the popular committees.

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