Attempted Assassination of Chief of Police, Aden, Yemen

Jun 3, 2016

On May 9, 2016, a sticky IED attached to the undercarriage of a vehicle belonging to the Chief of Police for Khor Maksar District in Aden, southern Yemen, was discovered and neutralized. The sticky IED appears to have been magnetically-attached and was fitted with an RC initiation system that included a mechanical timer. During the month of May 2016, there were several assassinations and attempted assassinations targeting senior Yemeni security officers in Aden. To read our assessment and purchase the full report please contact