HADHRAMAUT- At least one citizen was killed and two others were injured on Monday afternoon in a new assassination operation in Hadhramaut province in eastern Yemen. This was confirmed Yemen Press Agency based on Local sources.
According to the sources, armed and masked elements believed to belong to al-Qaeda or ISIS opened fire on a citizen named Shehab Ahmed al-Kathiri in the Hotat Ahmed bin Zain District of Shabam city, killing him instantly
The gunmen fled the scene after committing the crime, the sources said.
The sources added that two citizens were seriously injured near al-Kathiri, while the perpetrators managed to flee to an unknown destination.
The Southern provinces under the control of the United Arab Emirates’ occupation forces have been witnessing major security chaos, and assassinations carried out by armed factions loyal to the coalition, against Yemeni military and security officers, as well as civilian targets.
Since the UAE forces took over the southern region in 2016, assassinations and security disorder have been rampaging in these provinces, allowing Al-Qaeda and ISIS to expand their powerbase significantly.