Unknown gunmen have on Friday killed a soldier affiliated with the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) militias in Hadhramaut province, eastern Yemen.
This was reported by Yemen News Agency, based on local sources.
According to the local sources, a 40-year- old soldier was murdered by unknown assistants in al-Qatn district.
The soldier was identified as Mohamed Ali Salem Al -Shabibi and is a recruits of an Hadhramaut elite mercenary militia funded by the UAE.
The incident took place shortly before Friday prayers near a military checkpoint.
This is the third assassination operation recorded in less than 72 hours targeting soldiers in Hadhramaut.