Soldiers foil suicide attack on Yemen gas pumping station




 
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Soldiers foil suicide attack on Yemen gas pumping station
 
June 2nd, 2013  
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Soldiers foil suicide attack on Yemen gas pumping station
ADEN (Reuters) - Yemeni soldiers shot at a suspected al Qaeda suicide bomber on Sunday as he tried to ram an explosives-laden vehicle into a gas pumping station in the south, a local official said. The official said soldiers guarding the facility, part of a $4.5 billion LNG project at the southern port city of Balhaf, fired on the vehicle as it sped towards them, causing it to blow up outside the station's entrance. "The vehicle exploded before it reached the port and without causing any losses to the soldiers," the official, who asked not to be named, told Reuters. ...

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