Militants from Ansar al-Sharia, Yemeni branch of AQPAP, blew up a police station on Wednesday in al Mahfad area of Abyan province ,southeastern Yemen.
Residents told Almasdar Online that huge explosion shook the area of Mahfad due to bombing the police station by the extremist militias without giving more details.
Al-Qaeda has claimed ,in a statement, the responsibility of exploding the police station, which was used previously by troops of Security Belt ,in Shaab Ghabrin nearby the village of Sinaj in al-Mahfad district.
This came while Yemen’s PM Dr. Ahmed Obaid Bin Daghr visiting Abyan city ,which had been under the hands of al-Qaeda last two years, as the first time a high-ranking official visits the province since got liberated by govt. forces.