Advertise   Subscribe Contact Yemen Post
 
About Us   Our Mission Terms & Services
Yemen Post Newspaper Logo  
Editor Picture By 2015, closed door meetings for Yemen President Abdurabu Hadi will be limited.... Foreign embassy searches not ruled out....Foreign censorship halted..... Yemenis linked with foreign intelligence hunted for.  
Hakim Almasmari  
 Publisher & Editor in Chief   
  Email the Editor
Advanced Search
HOME EDITORIAL LOCAL INTERVIEW REPORT POLITICS BUSINESS HEALTH YEMEN IN THE NEWS MIDDLE EAST INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVE
LATEST UPDATES Yemen violence continues :: UN in talks over Yemen humanitarian ceasefire :: International community for peace in Yemen launched :: 858 civilians killed in 100-day war in Aden :: Huge airstrikes shake Yemen capital :: Houthis launch new scud on Saudi Arabia-TV :: 600 soldiers trained by Saudi Arabia arrive in Yemen :: Fresh car bombing hits Yemen capital :: Syndicate warns of ongoing abuse of reporters by Houthis :: Government says Aden port attack unprecedented war crime ::
BREAKING NEWS
z
LOCAL
Last updated: 02:38:03 AM GMT(+03) Tuesday, 22, April, 2014
 
 

Four security officers have been killed in the past 24 hours

 
*
 Yemen Post Staff

 

 By Shaher Abdulhak Saleh

Security sources have confirmed on Tuesday that over the past 24 hours four high ranking security officers have been killed in a string of attacks by armed militants, in what has been perceived as retaliation for the bombing of al-Qaeda position in southern and central Yemen.
While targeted assassinations have become rather common in the impoverished nation since 2012 when President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi assume responsibility of the republic, never before have terror elements staged four separate attacks in less than 24 hours.
Each attack was carried out in the same fashion: drive-by shooting by unidentified armed men mounted on a motorcycle. While al-Qaeda has yet to claim responsibility for the death of three colonels and a military police, officials have already explained that since the attacks all carry the hallmarks of the terror group they are treating the matter as terror-related.
Three officers were targeted in in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a. Security experts have said that while the attacks could very well be understood as revenge-driven, it could also mean al-Qaeda has chosen to focus its attention on Sana’a and thus could prelude further attacks. The last victim, a deputy security chief was also gunned down in broad day light early on Tuesday in Harib (central Yemen).
Just as the terror group targeted Yemen Defence Ministry headquarters in Sana’a last December in order to destroy a drone command centre, al-Qaeda could seek to once again strike at the heart of Yemen’s leadership in the hope to derail President Hadi’s news aggressive counter-terror campaign. This of course remain theories.
 


Yemen Post Staff
*
Source: Yemen Post Newspaper
 
 
MORE LOCAL
 
International community for peace in Yemen launched
Yemen violence continues
UN in talks over Yemen humanitarian ceasefire
858 civilians killed in 100-day war in Aden
Huge airstrikes shake Yemen capital
The Yemen Post blocked by Houthi militants
Houthis launch new scud on Saudi Arabia-TV
Syndicate warns of ongoing abuse of reporters by Houthis
Fresh car bombing hits Yemen capital
Government says Aden port attack unprecedented war crime
 
 
Comments
 
Leave a Comment
Comment will be published once it has been approved by our moderators.
Name:
Title:
Comment:

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Yemen Post may edit comments for length and clarity but will not change the tone of the message. Comments will only be accepted if all fields (including name) are filled correctly and the message isn't abusive, defamatory or offensive. All comments sent may be forwarded for use in the Yemen Post newspaper.
Article Tools
Email this Article Email this article
Print Friendly Version Print Freinedly Version
Email this Article Email the Editor
 
Most popular
 International community for peace in Yemen launched
 Yemen violence continues
 UN in talks over Yemen humanitarian ceasefire
 858 civilians killed in 100-day war in Aden
 Huge airstrikes shake Yemen capital
 The Yemen Post blocked by Houthi militants
 
Services
  Letters to the Editor
  Dear President
  Advertise
  Subscribe
  Submit Your Articles
  Classified
  Readers' Letters
 

Sabafon

 
Quick poll
Do you think President Hadi is building the base to rule Yemen for many years?

VOTE  OR SEE POLL RESULTS
 

   
   
   
© Yemen Post. All Rights Reserved 2007- 2015    

 Designed and developed by
  HyperLink