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TRAC Incident Report: Suicide Bomber (VBIED) Detonates Vehicle Targeting Southern Transitional Council-Aligned Ministers, Killing At Least 5 People and Wounding At Least 11 in Al-Tawahi, Aden, Yemen – 10 October 2021

Archie Philipps
2 weeks ago

TRAC Top LineThe secessionist Southern Transitional Council (STC), which controls large parts of southern Yemen, is backed by the United Arab Emirates and Russia, seeking control of southern Yemen and is opposed to the Sana'a-based internationally recognised government.The perpetrators of this attack are currently unknown. However it is possible that this attack was perpetrated by the Houthi Movement (Ansarallah), predominantly based in the north of Yemen who often target UAE supported forces. However, the Houthis mostly employ missiles and Iranian-provided suicide drones as tactics; it would be very unusual for the Houthis to engage in suicide bombings. A suicide bombing, points more…

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