Unidentified persons shelled with mortars a camp of the Central Security in Aden on Tuesday, but no damages were caused, army sources said.
The sources spelt out that the attackers managed to escape after troops repelled them and forced them to flee, pointing out that security forces are hunting them.
Meanwhile, one soldier was killed and others were injured after suspected Al-Qaeda militants attacked a security office in the Khanfar district of Abyan on Wednesday.Media sources said militants attacked the security office of the Khanfar district in
In mid-July, suspected Al-Qaeda militants raided a village in Abyan but there were no reports of losses.The London-based Al-Sharaq Al-Awsat Newspaper said last week that Al-Qaeda militants move freely in some areas of Abyan though the Yemeni army declared one month ago that it could dislodge Abyan of them.
Media sources affirmed that Abyan are completely controlled by local resistance committees that back the Yemeni army.
Some Abyan refugees who displaced to Aden said the Yemeni authorities strongly seek to return them to their villages, pointing out that their areas still lack to essential services and that some areas are still full of landmines.
Bombing of explosives remarkably increased in Yemeni cities. An explosive killed a child Saturday in Sana'a and another person was killed in Sana'a last week in a similar event.
A number of Yemeni intelligence officers were assassinated during the two past months in Sana'a, Hadhramout and Aden.
The Yemeni authorities accuse al-Qaeda of standing behind the assassination and plantation of explosives in Some Yemeni cities after it was defeated in Abyan.