25 December 2012, 18:03

Gunmen kill two high-ranking officers in Yemen

Gunmen kill two high-ranking officers in Yemen

Militants have killed two high-ranking officers in the capital of Yemen Sana, Xinhua news agency reported quoting a source in the country’s Interior Ministry.

The attacks were carried out in different districts of the city with an interval of 30 minutes.

The victims are Colonel Salem Gorbani and Brigadier-General Fidel al-Zahari. In both cases, the attacks were carried out by gunmen on motorcycles.

According to Xinhua, most likely, al-Qaeda will bear responsibility for the death of the officers.

Voice of Russia, RIA

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