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Yemeni army commander killed in bomb blast

Posted on Aug 23 2014 | IANS

Sana'a, Aug 23 : A high-ranking commander of the Yemeni armed forces was killed Saturday in a bomb attack in the port city of Aden, a government official said.

Brigadier Ahmed Saleh Omari was killed in Aden's Mansoura district, when a bomb believed to have been attached to his car exploded near a public market, Xinhua reported citing a government official.

The brigadier was posted as a director of the military supply unit in Yemen's troubled Shabwa and Marib provinces.

The blast left him seriously injured and he died at the hospital, a security official said.

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