Friday, 03 December 2021 12:57 GMT

Yemen: Blast aiming at Yemeni gov’t officials leaves 5 dead

(MENAFN) A security official said to Xinhua that on Sunday, Oct. 10 a huge blast hit a convoy of high-ranking Yemeni administration officials in the nation’s southern port city of Aden.

The local security source stated on condition of remaining anonymous: "A booby-trapped vehicle exploded in Aden's district of Tawahi, targeting a traveling convoy carrying a number of government officials."

He noted that the car bomb assault aimed at the motorcade of Aden's governor Ahmed Lamlas and other officials of the Saudi-supported Yemeni administration.

The city's governor and the minister of the agriculture survived the bombing assault unharmed, said the local official.

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