YEMEN Press Agency

Pro-coalition security official assassinated in Dhalea

DHALEA, April 27 (YPA) – Unidentified gunmen assassinated on Tuesday Mustafa Hamoud Mohammed, deputy director of prisons department in Dhalea province, which is controlled by the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC)’s militia.

Local sources said that gunmen on board an Emirati armored vehicle shot the deputy director of the prisons department in the head, killing him immediately, while he was next to Dhalea’s Security Department in the customs district, in the city center.

Mustafa was exposed to an assassination attempt in the city’s market, which resulted in injuring him, two of his companions, and several civilians.