YEMEN Press Agency

Military commander loyal to STC wounded in Aden

ADEN, Jan. 13 (YPA) – A military commander loyal to the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) militias was injured in an assassination attempt on Tuesday evening in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, local sources said  on late Teusady.

According to the sources, Adib Faraj, who works as an administrative officer in the Human Forces Department of the STC’s Support Brigades, was ambushed by a gunman in Zahra Khalil area of Sheikh Othman district.

He was wounded in the attack, one of the sources said

Faraj was taken to a nearby hospital and he is in a critical condition, the source added.

Security chaos in Aden has escalated since the Hadi puppet government arrived in the city on December 30.