Over 17 UAE-backed militants killed, injured in bombing in Abyan
ABYAN – At least 17 of the UAE-backed militias were killed and wounded in bombing targeted a popular market in Abyan province, southern Yemen. This was confirmed by Yemen Press Agency based on local sources.
According to the sources, the bombing targeted a rally of the UAE-backed security belt forces in the Souk city centre of al-Mahfad, killing two and 15 wounded as an initial toll.
Earlier, several terrorist operations were carried out against the security belt forces in Al-Mahfad district.
On Monday, a citizen was shot dead by the UAE-backed militias “security belt” at the checkpoint in the eastern district of Ahwar of the same province.
Assassinations and security disorder have been ramping in the south of the country since the United Arab Emirates occupation forces took over the southern provinces.