Terrorism & Insurgency

SVBIED attack kills at least 11 people in Yemen's Shabwa

31 January 2018

AT LEAST 11 people were killed during a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (SVBIED) attack on a checkpoint occupied by United Arab Emirates-backed Shabwa Elite Force personnel northeast of Ataq in Yemen's Shabwa governorate on 30 January, Reuters reported. Reports added that unidentified militants opened fire on the checkpoint after the SVBIED attack. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.





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