Separatist leader survives assassination attempt in Aden

Separatist leader survives assassination attempt in Aden

A senior military leader of the Southern Transitional Council (STC) militia has on Wednesday survived an assassination attempt in the city of Aden, southern Yemen, local sources reported.

According to sources in the city, a roadside bomb was planted by unknown gunmen, exploded and targeted a military vehicle of the commander of the so-called “Facilities Protection” of the STC, Ahmed Mahdi Afif, while he was going to his office.

The sources suggesting that the UAE forces have headed an assassination operation to liquidate certain leaders of its own militias in the southern province.

Aden province and the rest of the occupied governorates have been witnessing bloody conflicts between the tools of aggression of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.

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