Yemeni defense minister survives attempted assassination

Yemeni Minister of Defense Mohammed al-Maqdisi. (Screengrab)

The Yemeni Minister of Defense Mohammed al-Maqdisi survived an attempted assassination which killed several members of his entourage.

His convoy was struck with an explosion from a land mine n the Sirwah district in Yemen, a military source told Al Arabiya.

Six members of his entourage were killed, and several others were wounded. The source did not provide further details.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:57 - GMT 06:57