Five Yemeni soldiers killed in car bomb attack

Monitoring Desk

ADEN: At least five soldiers were killed in suicide car bomb attack in the southern Yemeni city of Aden on Sunday.

The officials said that the attacker blew its vehicle near the check-post outside the main security headquarters in Aden’s Khor district and adding that car bombing was heard across the city and a cloud of smoke could be seen from miles away.

The residents told the foreign news agency that soon after the blast the clashes erupted in the area and it was unclear who was behind the attack and clashes after the attack.

Aden is the interim headquarters of Yemen’s internationally recognized government, when the Houthi rebels took control of the capital, Sanaa in 2015 during the civil war of Yemen.

At least 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen’s conflict since the Houthis rebels starts advancement towards capital and forcing President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to flee and seek help from Saudi Arabia.

Earlier on Saturday, Saudi Arabia’s air defense forces intercepted a ballistic missile fired from Yemen over the Riyadh and the missile was brought down near King Khaled Airport on the northern outskirts of the city and did not cause any casualties.