Saturday, 25 September 2010

Four men accused of attacking intelligence soldiers arrested

By Nasser Arrabyee/25/09/2010
Four men accused of attacking intelligence soldiers were arrested, said security sources Saturday.

Earlier in the day, gunmen believed to be Al Qaeda supporters opened fire on bus carrying soldiers belonging to the Political Security Agency, the intelligence, in the area of Shamlan, a northern outskirt of the Yemeni capital Sana’a. The gunmen escaped after they injured at least 10 soldiers three of them seriously.

The security sources said that the four men accused of implementing the attack were arrested in the traffic circle of Ayah, at the eastern outskirt of the capital Sana’a.

Meanwhile, security forces are chasing after an armed gang who plundered about one million US dollars from a government car in the southern province of Lahj, said security and local sources Saturday.A group of gunmen opened fire on and injured the driver of the bus which belongs to the Post Office of Lahj and took and the bus and the assistant of the driver to drove away in the direction of Abyan, the local sources said.

About 200 million Yemeni Rials (about one million US dollars) was in the bus as government revenues

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