YEMEN Press Agency

Civilian killed by unknown gunmen in Aden

ADEN, Oct 9 (YPA) – Unknown gunmen on Tuesday assassinated a civilian in Yemen’s southern port city of  Aden, local sources told Yemen Press Agency.

Witnesses said that unknown gunmen fired at Adel Da’da’a al-Shama’ei, owner of Al-Hamra restaurant in Khur Maksar district, killing him instantly.

The gunmen fled the scene, one of the sources said.

No further details about his health conditions were given, the sources confirmed.

The motives for the assassination were not yet known, the sources added.

Aden and other southern provinces, under the control of the UAE occupation forces, have been witnessing assassinations and physical liquidations amid the spread of terrorist groups of al-Qaeda and Daesh.