x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

Yemeni prime minister escapes assassination attempt

Yemeni Prime Minister Mohamed Basindawa has escaped unharmed after gunmen open fire on his convoy in the capital.

SANAA, Yemen // Yemeni Prime Minister Mohamed Basindawa escaped unharmed as gunmen opened fire on his convoy in the capital on Saturday, a security source said.

"Four unknown gunmen opened fire on the prime minister's convoy in central Sanaa as he was heading home," the source said, adding that no one was hurt in the attack.