RIYADH, 6th December, 2015 (WAM) — The Governor of Aden, Jaafar Mohammed Saad, and a number of his companions, have been assassinated by a car bomb targeting his convoy in Tawahi district, south Yemen today.

The Saudi Press Agency, SPA, quoting the Yemeni news agency, Saba, has quoted Aden Security Director, Brigadier Mohammed Musaed, who explained that the car bomb targeted the convoy of the governor in Fateh area near the main communications centre in Tawahi district while he was on his way to his office.