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Yemen: Al-Islah holds government responsible for assassination attempts

Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, President of Yemen [z_sattam/Twitter]
Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, President of Yemen, 12 February 2018 [z_sattam/Twitter]

The Yemeni Congregation for Reform also known as Al-Islah said it holds the Interior Ministry and the Aden Director of Security fully responsibility for the increasing assassination attempts against the party's leaders and the authorities' failure to stop them.

In a statement published on its website yesterday, the party called for the formation of an committee to investigation "all terrorist acts committed in the interim capital of Aden for the past three years".

"The crimes of assassinations will not be subject to the statute of limitations", adding that the party is paying the price for its position which rejects all coups against legitimacy represented by President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.

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"The interim capital has become a scene for assassinations by organizsd gangs …. Which casts a dark shadow over the city's future," the statement said.

Earlier on Wednesday, party leader, Arafat Hazam survived an assassination attempt after a bomb was planted in his car in the Al-Mualla district of Aden by unknown militants.

Days earlier another party leader, Aref Ahmed Ali, and his son were injured following another assassination attempt.

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