YEMEN Press Agency

Gunmen burn oil tanker in Shabwa

SHABWA, Oct. 9 (YPA) – Unidentified gunmen on Wednesday attacked and burned an oil tanker in Shabwa province in southern Yemen.

The gunmen opened fire on the oil tanker while it was on its way to Ayad area in Marib province carrying quantities of crude oil, according to sources.

The sources added that the gunmen fled after shooting the tanker amid the cover of Islah Party militias controlling the province.

Oil supply pipelines in Shabwa have recently been attacked by gunmen from time to time, amid security chaos run by Islah factions and Hadi’s forces.