An explosion rocked the port city of Aden in southern Yemen on Sunday when a car exploded, killing 6 people and injuring 10.
The first images showed the size of the explosion that targeted the convoy Governor of Aden, Ahmed Lamlas, passing through Tawahi district.
In addition, a Yemeni security source told AFP that “a car bomb that was in the main line of Al-Mualla Street exploded as the convoy of officials, including Aden Governor Ahmed Lamlas, and the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Salem Al -Saqtri, has passed away. “
On the other hand, he confirmed Governor of Aden Yemeni media reported that he is in good health and the explosion injured two escorts.
Yemeni newspapers also reported that police and ambulances rushed to the site of the blast, as plumes of smoke were seen rising.
For his part, the Yemeni Prime Minister, Maeen Abdul-Malik, ordered the competent authorities to conduct an urgent investigation into the circumstances of this terrorist operation, and to strengthen security vigilance to pass the opportunity to all those who target the security and stability of Aden. , according to the official “Saba” news agency.
Abdul-Malik listened to a preliminary report on the circumstances of the terrorist operation and the resulting human and material losses.
He was also informed, in two separate calls, with the Minister of Agriculture and the Governor of Aden of their state of health, as they confirmed that they were in good condition and that no harm had caused them. affected.