Sana'a, Aug 23 IANS | 3 months ago

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.

(Posted on 23-08-2014)

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