Yemen: Car rigged with explosives kills 2

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 21:35

Sanaa: Yemeni security officials say two civilians were killed and a third was wounded when their car, rigged by al Qaeda militants, exploded in the southern port city of Aden.

The officials say the militants planted explosives in the car of a man they suspected of being a government informer. The man was killed in the blast, which occurred as the three were driving into Aden today.

The officials say the injured man was taken to a hospital. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they are not authorised to talk to the media.
The car`s owner was from the nearby Abyan province where the Yemeni army has been engaged in fierce battles to dislodge al Qaeda militants from areas they seized during last year`s political turmoil.


First Published: Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 21:35

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