Yemen Prime Minister escapes assassination attempt

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Mohammed Salem Basindwa’s (Prime Minister of Yemen) was returning home when gunmen opened fire on his motorcade. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack but Yemen has had problem with Al Qaeda targeting government officials.

Coverage: BBC, Reuters

Embassies and consulates closed in Yemen due to Al Qaeda threat: BBC

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