The Governor of Aden Jafar Muhammad Saad was killed on the morning of 6 December in the attack. Unknown persons fired an anti-tank rocket-propelled grenades convoy, which was the official. Killed six of his bodyguards.
At the moment it is unknown who is behind the murder of the Governor of the temporary capital of Yemen. It is assumed that the attack – the work of the Iranian-backed Houthis. At the same time, it cannot be excluded that the attack is grouping «al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula».
On 15 December to begin talks between the Houthis and internationally recognized government of Yemen intended to put an end to the eight months of civil war. They will be held under the mediation of Saudi Arabia.
Note that the government forces, despite the support of a powerful Arab coalition, unable to break the resistance of Shiite militias. The Houthis still hold not only the capital of Yemen Sana’a, but also the strategic Central province.