Colonel, 4 others killed in Yemen blast


A senior Yemeni security official was among five people killed in a bomb blast in the country’s eastern Hadhramaut province on Tuesday.

An improvised explosive device targeted a vehicle carrying Colonel Saleh Ali Jaber — head of the security directorate of Shibam town — and four other people, local media reported.

Mohammed Gezan, undersecretary of Yemen’s Information Ministry, confirmed the incident in a tweet but did not share any details.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Source: Anadolu Agency