Qaeda Bomber Kills Self, Injures Five in Yemen
[Yemen Post] An Al-Qaeda jacket wallah killed himself and injured five other people after he detonated his explosives at a gathering led by the deputy director of the Lawder city in Yemen's Abyan
...a governorate of Yemen. The region was a base to the Aden-Abyan Islamic Army terrorist group until it dropped the name and joined al-Qaeda. Its capital is Zinjibar. In March 2011, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula declared the governate an
Islamic Emirate after seizing control of the region. The New York Times fastidiously reported that those in control, while Islamic hard boyz, are not in fact al-Qaeda, but something else that looks, tastes, smells, and acts the same. Yemeni government forces launched an effort to re-establish control of the region when President-for-Life Saleh was tossed and the carnage continues...
province on Saturday, security sources told the Yemen Post.
The deputy, Muhammad Al-Aidrous, survived the bombing which occurred at the directorate building while the body of the bomber, who was identified by the authorities, was flung at the area in a terrible way, the sources said.
The five, who were maimed in the attack, were of the bodyguards of Al-Aidrous, the sources added.
Al-Qaeda has recently stepped up its suicide kabooms against Yemeni officials, especially military and security chiefs and personnel as well as officials the anti-Qaeda popular committees after the army drove its Islamic fascisti out of their strongholds in Abyan and Shabwa provinces this year.
In the meantime, the Yemeni army is continuing a massive hunt for the remaining operatives of Al-Qaeda, most of whom have been taken out by US drones in the southeastern and southern regions.
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