Yemeni Defence Minister survives assassination attempt after his car trips a landmine - UPDATED

Yemeni Defence Minister survives assassination attempt after his car trips a landmine - UPDATED
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  • calendar-gray 19 February 2020

Yemeni Defence Minister Mohammed Al Maqdashi has survived an assassination attempt after his car was targeted by a landmine, the country's adviser to the minister of information said on Wednesday, APA reports citing Sputnik.

 According to the adviser, a number of members of the minister's personal security team died or sustained injuries in the explosion.

The explosion occurred at an army meeting during the minister's visit to military sites on the Al-Mashjeh front in the Sirwah District, west of Marib.

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Yemeni Defence Minister has survived an assassination attempt after his car trips a landmine, APA reports citing Sputnik.

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