SANAA: At least six security personnel and five terrorists were killed in an attack on a local government compound in Southern Yemen on Monday.
The government media office said that the security forces confronted a suicide bomber who tried to drive a mini-bus laden with explosives into a government compound in al-Houta, the Lahj provincial capital.
Yemeni government confirmed that six security personnel and five attackers were killed in the operation. The statement said security forces opened fire on the bus and clashed with militants wearing military uniforms who attacked the compound with automatic weapons. A security officials said, “The situation is now under control.”