Six Dead in Yemen Blast Targeting Aden Governor

Six people were killed Sunday in a car-bomb attack targeting the governor of Aden. Aden governor Ahmed Lamlas and Salem al-Socotri, a government minister, both survived the blast which went off as their convoy passed.

Five members of the entourage were killed and 11 others, of whom three were civilians, were wounded in the attack. One person later succumbed to his injuries, bringing the death toll to six.

President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi called the attack a “terrorist operation.