Aden car bomb targeting officials kills at least five

MENA

Published: 2021-10-10 14:44

Last Updated: 2021-11-30 08:06


Credit: Alarabiya
Credit: Alarabiya

Sunday, at least five people were killed and five others were injured following a car bomb attack which targeted two Yemeni officials.

Governor of Aden in Yemen Ahmed Lamlas survived the car bomb attack which targeted his motorcade. Lamlas stated that he was in good health; however, his escorts were hit by the explosion.

Agriculture Minister Salem al-Socotri also survived the attack, according to AFP.

Following the incident, Yemeni Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed ordered an urgent investigation into the attack.

Lamlas and Saeed are members of the separatist Southern Transitional Council (STC).