Two bombs in southern Yemen

Official sources in Yemen said yesterday that “outlaws” planted two bombs outside government buildings in Abyan province. One exploded near a police building, blowing a hole in a fence. A larger device consisting of a mine and a timer was defused near the Central Organisation for Control and Auditing in Zinjibar. There were no injuries. Reports: Yemen Post and al-Sahwa.

Posted by Brian Whitaker, 6 August 2009