Yemen minister escapes assassination attempt, aide says

By REUTERS
January 31, 2012 14:48




SANAA - Yemeni Information Minister Ali al-Amrani escaped an assassination attempt in the capital Sanaa on Tuesday, an aide said.

Amrani's secretary, Abdel-Basset al-Qaedi, said unidentified assailants opened fire on the minister's car after the weekly cabinet meeting and then fled. He said the minister was not hurt.


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