Yemen's defense minister escaped an assassination attempt Tuesday when a suicide bomber attacked his convoy, the Yemeni government said.
The attack took place in Tawahi, Aden, along Yemen's southern coast.
A bomb-laden vehicle exploded at 11 a.m. targeting General Mohammed Nasser Ahmed's convoy, the Defense Ministry said.
The bomber was killed. Eyewitnesses said two explosions were heard and that clashes followed for 10 minutes.FULL STORY