05-12-2016 04:33 AM Jerusalem Timing

Five Killed in US Drone Strike in Yemen

Five Killed in US Drone Strike in Yemen

At least five people have been killed in a US assassination drone strike in Shabwa Province in eastern Yemen.

Archive: Qaeda militants in YemenAt least five people have been killed in a US assassination drone strike in Shabwa Province in eastern Yemen.

“Five Yemenis were killed when a missile slammed into their car in the town of Azzan, 150 kilometers (90 miles) east of Ataq, the capital of Shabwa,” Press TV quoted a local official as saying.

An official at Azzan hospital said six people in a car travelling in the opposite direction of the targeted vehicle were also wounded.

The US assassination drones also reportedly conducted another attack in Yemen about which no immediate details are available.

Moreover, AFP reported Sunday that clashes occurred between Yemen army Al-Qaeda militants in the country, where 15 killed according to military sources.

However, no more details have been given so far.