SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say two tribesmen have been killed in intense government shelling east of the capital against locals suspected of attacks on a main oil pipeline and power lines.
The army's offensive in Marib province Sunday was aimed at intimidating militants who attacked a crude oil pipeline just half an hour after repairs to it were completed a day earlier, the official said.
An Electricity Ministry official says an attack on a power station was behind electricity outages in the capital Sanaa and other cities Sunday.
Some security officials suspect tribesmen allied with former longtime president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, of being behind the attacks in an attempt to undermine the new government.
All officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to release the information.
NRA Thanks Obama For Signing Pro-Gun Legislation - Bearing Arms - Barack Obama, National Defense Authorization Act
Stumbling to War With Russia? | Human Events
State Department: Iran Never Signed Nuclear Deal, Which Isn't 'Legally Binding'
The Cruz Surge Creates GOP Establishment Panic And Paralysis | RedState
'This is not a day care': Oklahoma Wesleyan University president applauded for wake-up call to special snowflakes
- What Is Your U.S. Income Percentile Ranking?
CNN anchor goes inside a cop’s world in a deadly shooting scenario