YEMEN Press Agency

Journalist survives assassination attempt in Aden

ADEN, April 14 (YPA) – A journalist was exposed Wednesday to an assassination attempt by unknown gunmen in the city of Aden, southern Yemen.

Journalist Hamdan Al-Qua’iti said that masked gunmen shot him while he was passing by his car in ‘Ghazi Alloun’ neighborhood, east of Aden.

Al-Qua’iti explained that the attack took place on the road linking between Sheikh Othman and Khour Maksar districts, and resulted in damaging the tires of the car, while he was not injured.

It is noteworthy that the journalist Al-Qua’iti contributed greatly to covering the protests in the city of Aden at the beginning of last March against the deterioration of basic services and the economic situation in the city.