At least thirteen killed or wounded in attack on STC in Dhalea

At least thirteen killed or wounded in attack on STC in Dhalea

A number of the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) members were killed and injured on Wednesday, in a bomb explosion targeting the headquarters of the so-called Security Belt militia in the city of Dhalea, southern Yemen.

This was reported by Yemen News Portal, based on testimonies of local sources.

According to the sources, unidentified gunmen threw a high-explosive bomb at the headquarters of the leader of the Security Belt Forces of the Transitional Council, Nabil Al-Muaker, as well leader Fahmi Ahmed Naji, in the Habeel Jabr area, east of the city, killing and wounding 13 members of the Security Belt. The aforementioned leading officers were seriously wounded in the attack.

Assassinations and liquidation operations have escalated between the STC’s militia and the Islah Party’s militants in Dhalea.

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