Security sources said at least one soldier was killed and two others injured on Saturday night in an attack by suspected al-Qaeda militants at a checkpoint of the Yemen's internationally recognized government of Yemen in the al-Abr area of Hadhramout province in eastern Yemen.
The attack resulted in the killing of the soldier Muhsin al-Salimi and the wounding of two others, all of them from the brigade "23 Mika" of the first military zone, while they were at a checkpoint in the road west of the valley of Hadhramout, the source explained.
The terrorist attack came after a crackdown by Saudi-led Arab coalition forces to support legitimacy in Yemen Arabia and local forces in the Hadhramout Valley and arrest wanted men.
This is the first crime in June and the second in the cities of Wadi Hadhramout in a month.
On May 3, seven citizens were killed and one of was injured in an explosive device explosion in the city of al-Qatn in Hadhramout province, whose governor, Maj. Gen. Faraj Salmieen al-Buhsoni.
accused al-Qaeda of being behind the blast.
The oil-rich Hadhramout, its Valley in particular, is used by Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) as one of its strongholds, in addition to Abyan, Shabwa, Baydhaa, Marib and Jawf governorates.