SANAA, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- Yemen's director of command and staff academy of
the defense ministry Brigadier Omar Salim Barashid died in a car explosion in
Mukalla city, a ministry statement reported on Friday.
A bomb laden into his car exploded on a bridge in the city, which caused
him serious injuries. He was admitted to hospital and died of his wounds
later, the defense ministry statement added.
The explosion also severely injured Barashid's bodyguard and a citizen.
The ministry statement accused Al-Qaeda for masterminding this gruesome
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