A major terror plot was on Tuesday thwarted by in eastern Yemen, during the last days of Ramadan and Eid.
According to the governor of Hadramout and commander of the second military zone in the army, Faraj al-Buhsani, the plot was targeting more than one sites across Mukalla, the capital of Hadramout.
In a statement, Buhsani said the operation was carefully prepared by Al-Qaeda militants to blow up more than one location in the eastern city of Mukalla before it was foiled by the security and intelligence services.
“The security, military and intelligence services have followed with great accuracy the task of preparing for this devastating terrorist operation. For a while, they continued to follow them until they were completed. But our heroes were the quickest to curb this despicable conspiracy,” he said in a statement.
According to Buhsani, the military, security, intelligence and engineering force raided the site on Tuesday where the extremists hid and gathered various means of destruction.
28 explosive devices, two large explosives, two thermocouples, three bags of high explosive c4, and a large number of different munitions were recovered.
Bomb teams successfully defused IEDs that were capable of causing great destruction at any target site.
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