Yemeni news reports stated that a violent explosion took place this evening, Sunday, in the vicinity of a temporary headquarters used by a Saudi military committee in Shakra district in the southern Abyan governorate, without
The -Saudi Committee supervises the process of separating government forces from others affiliated with the Southern Transitional Council, in accordance with the Riyadh Agreement between the Yemeni parties.
The -sources said, “ Unidentified persons have targeted a secondary school that the Saudi Military Commission has been taking headquarters for weeks in the context of its field measures to implement the military part of the Riyadh Agreement in Abyan Governorate.”
There were conflicting reports about the type of targeting. While media sources say that it is “the result of an explosive device planted by unknown persons,” other sources indicate that it was “carried out with a mortar shell”.
After the targeting, eyewitnesses in Shakra said that they saw Saudi military vehicles and vehicles leaving their temporary headquarters towards the capital, Aden, likely that the military committee had left the directorate.