Yemen Information Minister Muammar al-Iryani, in a statement on his Twitter account, stated that the number of people killed in the attack on the convoy increased to 6 and 7 people were injured.
According to the news of the Yemeni government-affiliated SABA agency, Yemeni President Abdurabbu Mansur Hadi called Aden Governor Lemles and received information about the health of himself and Agriculture Minister Salim Sokotri.
Hadi ordered an investigation into the incident and the perpetrators brought to justice.
In a statement regarding the attack, Yemeni Prime Minister Muin Abdulmalik said, “The safety of the Minister of Agriculture and the Governor of Aden, whose convoys were targeted in a terrible assassination attempt in Aden, has been ensured.”
Abdulmalik ordered that the perpetrators of the attack be found and security increased.
Minister of Agriculture Sokotri and Governor of Aden Lemles, Governor of Aden, also stated that their situation is good and that the attack in question will not prevent them from serving Yemen.
condemnation of the attack
Adnan al-Udeyni, Head of the Information Department of the Islah Party, Yemen’s largest Islamic-leaning movement and known for its closeness to the Muslim Brotherhood Organization (Ikhwan), condemned the attack in a statement published on the party’s website.
Udeyni called on the relevant units to immediately catch the attackers and bring them to justice.
Nobel Prize-winning Yemeni activist Tawakkul Kerman also condemned the attack and called for an investigation into the incident, in a statement on his Facebook account.
It was reported that a bomb placed on the road detonated while the vehicle of Governor Lemles was passing near the city of Et-Tawahi in Aden province in the south of the country.
In the news, which stated that Aden Governor Lemles survived the assassination attempt, 4 people lost their lives and 4 people were injured in the attack, it was recorded that the wounded were taken to the Bahsib Military Hospital in the Tevahi region.