In the temporary capital of Yemen, city of Aden, made another attempt on the Governor of Aidarus al-Zubeidi. The militants, armed with small arms, fired on the convoy, in which, besides the Governor, were Brigadier General Ali Shalal Sayeh.
During the shootout three of the attackers were killed. Two security guards and several passers-by were injured. The Governor and the General has not suffered.
Recall: Zubeidi predecessor as Governor Jafar Saad was killed in December 2015. A car bomb rammed a car in which was located the official. He died on the spot.
The previous attempt on Zubeidi was committed on 5 January. Then next to the car, where he was blown up the mined car. The official was unhurt but the attack killed two of his bodyguards. Three other people were injured.
General Sieja before attempted twice to 4 and 17 January. Both times he survived, but several guards were killed.