Information Minister escapes assassination attempt

31/1/2012 - – The Yemeni Information Minister Ali Alamrani escaped on Tuesday an assassination attempt as gunmen shot fire on his car.

Sources told that while the minister was leaving the cabinet, gunmen positioned close to the Sana'a Radio shot fire, pointing out that he was not affected.

Yemeni analysts said this case was sparked by aides of the outgoing President Saleh, affirming that they have plans to raise turbulence and chaos with the aim of disturbing the presidential elections due to be held on February 21.