YEMEN Press Agency

Unknown gunmen attack security checkpoint in Abyan

ABYAN, Jun. 21 (YPA) – Unknown gunmen targeted on Monday night a security checkpoint in east of Abyan province, local sources told Yemen Press Agency.

The sources said that the gunmen who believed to be from al-Qaeda militants launched an armed attack at a checkpoint belongs to special security forces located on the road that links al-Wadiaah and Ahwar areas.

The sources declared that the gunmen surprised the soldiers of the security post with a barrage of fire, while they did not know if there were any casualties or not.