YEMEN Press Agency

6 killed in violent clashes in Aden

ADEN, April 16 (YPA) –  Armed elements launched a surprise attack on central prison’s gate of Mansura district in Aden city in an attempt to storm it by force, causing the death of six prison’s guards and attackers, reporter of Yemen Press Agency said.

The armed elements tried to break into the prison to release detainees by the authorities in the city, while the attackers managed to escape .

In August 2016, Mansoura prison in Aden city was subjected to a similar attack following riots that resulted from the arbitrary arrests of citizens and another al-Qaeda attack, which many of the organization’s prisoners launched in May 2015.


Sameera Hassn