SANAA, June 19 (KUNA) -- The Yemeni security services managed to foil a
plot by the terrorist Al-Qaeda organization to attack several foreign
embassies here, a senior police officer announced Tuesday night.
"The law-enforcers intercepted a car carrying three terrorists and a
quantity of firearms and explosive devices in a addition to map of the
targeted embassies and the homes of several politicians and military top brass,
" the officer said in a press release.
Meanwhile, three operatives of Al-Qaeda, including one in charge of the
suicide cells in Sanaa, have been killed in a secret operation by the
security services in Al-Bayda province, southwest Yemen.
"The quality operation, co-launched by the security directorates of
Al-Zaher and Lahad, targeted Salah Al-Jawhari and two of his fellowmen who
were prepared to launch suicide attacks," according to the source.
The security services were also able to arrest a wanted man in connection
with the terrorist attack on a military parade at Al-Sab'in Sq., downtown
Sanaa, in late May. (end)
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