A soldier killed in bomb blast in south-east Abyan

A soldier killed in bomb blast in south-east Abyan


A UAE-backed security belt soldier was killed and three others injured in an improvised explosive device attack on a military vehicle in Wadi al-Khayala, near the security belt headquarters in al-Mahfad district in southeastern Abyan province.

A local source told Al-Masdar Online that a soldier was killed when an explosive device exploded in a military vehicle that was passing through Wadi Al- Khayala road, and three others sustained moderate and light injuries in the same incident.

Local residents and witnesses said they heard a violent explosion from the security belt headquarters in Wadi al- Khayala, which witnessed violent clashes at dawn yesterday between al-Qaeda gunmen and security belt forces and rapid intervention forces.


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