A Yemeni lawmaker, Saleh Qaashah, escaped on Sunday an assassination attempt and his driver was seriously wounded in Ibb city.
According to the Defense Ministry, terrorists threw a grenade on the car of Qaasah who was not existed inside the car.
It spelt out that security services started investigating the case and hunting the perpetrators.
After a year of pro-democracy demonstrations that swept the country and after formation of an interim government, some Yemeni governorates witness loose security as armed men assassinate military and security officials and carry out suicide bombings against troops.
Unidentified men assassinated on Thursday a security official, Abdullah Al-Mawzaie, in the port city of Aden as they planted a bomb on his car.
The Yemeni army could defeat Al-Qaeda in its main strongholds in Zinjibar, Jaar and Shaqra of Abyan governorate and help large numbers of the displaced persons to return to their homes. Al-Qaeda carried a number of suicide bombings and could assassinate high-ranking commander of the Yemeni army, and killed and wounded hundreds of soldiers in Sana'a alone. Al-Qaeda assassinated in late June Salem Qatan, commander of the Southern Region, after he left his home in the southern port city of Aden in a suicide attack.Several officers of the Political Security (an intelligence service) were killed in Sana'a, Aden and Hadhramout.
Meanwhile, tribesmen affiliated to a former security official occupied the Interior Ministry building, but the Interior Ministry denied that, affirming that some soldiers protested on Sunday, demanding to fire corrupt officials.