Abu Ouja, who is also commander of the 135th Infantry Brigade in Wadi Hadhramout, was traveling in Shibam when the attack occurred
Chief of Staff of the First Military Region survives assassination attempt in Hadhramout
The chief of staff of the First Military Region in eastern Yemen, Brig. Gen. Yahya Abu Ouja, survived an assassination attempt on Monday while making a field visit to Wadi Ser near the city of Shibam in Hadhramout governorate, according to a military source in the region.
Abu Ouja, who is also commander of the 135th Infantry Brigade in Wadi Hadhramout, was traveling with Hadhramout Undersecretary Mohammed Al-Say’ari and two military companions when the attack happened. The two troops, including a colonel, were killed while at least four others were wounded.