A car bomb exploded today, Sunday, in the center of the city of Aden, southern Yemen, which led to the deaths of 6 people and 10 injuries. , Ahmed Lamlas, after his convoy was targeted while passing through Al-Tawahi district.
New photos from the scene of the explosion that was targeted Governor’s Parade # Aden # Yemen # Event pic.twitter.com/AM0Agbk8L2 — Al Hadath (@AlHadath) October 10, 2021
While a Yemeni security source explained that “a car bomb that was standing in the main line on Al-Mualla Street exploded while the convoy of officials, including the governor of Aden and the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Salem Al-Saqtri, was passing by,” according to What was reported by Agence France-Presse.
For his part, the governor confirmed in subsequent statements to Yemeni media that he is in good health and that the explosion hit his companions.
A circulating photo of Aden Governor Ahmed Lamlas after the explosion) Urgent investigation
The Prime Minister directed The Yemeni, Maeen Abdul-Malik, called on the competent authorities to conduct an urgent investigation into the circumstances of this terrorist operation, according to what the official news agency “Saba” reported. And the resulting human and material losses.
He also inspected, during two separate calls, the Minister of Agriculture and the Governor of their health condition, as they confirmed that they are in good condition and were not harmed.
3 explosions at Aden Airport
It is reported that On December 30, 2020, coinciding with the arrival of the Yemeni government to the interim capital, Aden, 3 explosions targeted the airport shortly after a plane carrying all ministers, except for the defense minister, landed, killing 26 people and wounding about 110 others.
A UN investigation in March (2021) blamed the Houthi militia for the attack. The investigation concluded at the time that the Houthis targeted the airport with three precision-guided ballistic missiles. He also added that the Houthis tried to target the plane carrying government members, noting that the militias’ targeting of Aden airport is a violation of the rules of international and humanitarian law.
Last week, the city witnessed clashes between government security forces and an armed group, which led to to a number of dead and wounded.