Blast Strikes Pro-Saudi Yemeni Officials in Marib: Senior Officer Dead

A senior military officer was killed on Wednesday when the convoy of pro-Saudi Yemeni Vice-President Ali Mohsen Saleh struck a roadside bomb in the eastern city of Marib, according to a local military source.

Brigadier-General Mohamed Saleh al-Ahmar was killed and several other people were injured in the attack in Al-Ruwaik area in northeastern Marib, the source said on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to media.

The pro-Saudi Yemeni Vice-President was unhurt in the attack, he said.

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