Soldier killed and others injured in a police raid in al-Sheher city, Hadramawt coast

Soldier killed and others injured in a police raid in al-Sheher city, Hadramawt coast


Hadhrami elite soldier was killed and three others were slightly injured during a raid on a suspicious location in the city of al-Sheher, east of Al-Mukalla (eastern Yemen).

According to the command of the second military area, the operation came after information on the whereabouts of suspected places, where a military force moved, at dawn on Friday, to raid the place, and an explosive bag was found in the location, which was equipped to target gatherings of citizens in Hadramawt, according to a statement issued by the security area .

The statement did not mention whether a clash between the military force and wanted led to the killing of the soldier or that the soldier's death was resulted from an explosion targeting them during the raid.

The military zone, led by the governor of Hadramawt, Maj.-Gen. Faraj al-Bahssani, said that forces from the Al-Ahqaf brigade after this incident swept the suspicious area, and important information was found about terrorist elements wanted for the security forces according to the statement.

Two months ago, two civilians were killed by an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded in front of a police station in Al-Sheher city where authorities accused al-Qaeda of standing behind the operation.


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