By Nasser Arrabyee/26/11/2010
A car bomb exploded in a convoy of tribesmen loyal to Al Houthi Shiite rebels early Friday in Sa’ada north of Yemen, said sources in the convoy. The second car bomb against tribesmen loyal to Al Houthi in less than week.
The suicide bomber was killed and his car and two others of the targeted convoy were destroyed in the terrorist attack. Several people were killed and injured, the sources said.
About 40 cars with tribesmen from Mareb province under the leadership of Mubarak Al Mashan, were in their way to participate in a funeral of the spiritual leader of Al Houthi rebels Badar Al Deen Al Houthi who died this week.
Mubarak Al Mashan, a tribal leader from Jihm tribe of Mareb, escaped the attack because he was not in his car which was destroyed by the car bomb. The attack took place in Al Saifi in Sa’ada province.