Two intelligence officers were injured after unknown gunmen shot them in Hadramout province in eastern Yemen on Tuesday, the state-run September 26 website reported.
The separate incidents were reported in the Gail Bawazeer area. The gunmen were on motorbikes when carrying out the attacks, it said, pointing out that terrorists fired at Major Fadl Al-Fadly and a bullet wounded him. Sergeant Muhammad Jafar was attacked by other gunmen and two bullets hit his head, it added.
The incidents were part of a string of assassinations of military and security officers in key Yemeni governorates including the capital Sanaa. Last year, more than 70 officers were killed, mostly by unknown gunmen who used motorbikes to carry out the assassinations.
Separately, the authorities in Sanaa arrested a man, ins his 60s, on charges of running a network involved in sexual abuse of children.
The old man, with a criminal record, was detained in Baghdad St after raping a 12-year old boy.
He had relationships with a dozen children and his record also included crimes of assaults on citizens, theft and using and trading in drugs.
Also, a traffic accident led Tuesday to the discovery of a drugs stash on the way linking Hajja and Amran provinces in the far north.
The police discovered there were about 27 kg of hashish including hundreds of pills after the car overturned while on the way to Hajja.
The seizure comes amid thriving drugs trade in the country which is struggling to control the situation during the West-backed political transition.