Alsahwah.net- The Defense Minister Mohammad Nasser Ahmed escaped on
Tuesday an assassination attempt, while a number of his escorts were killed in
front of the Cabinet.
Security sources said a car bomb was exploded as the minister was
leaving the Cabinet after attending a weekly session.
The bombing came one day after the General People Congress party has
threatened the Yemeni revolutionaries who prepare for a demonstration demanding
to prosecute Saleh and cancel the immunity given to him
The GPC sated that coming close to the residency of his leader, Ali
Abdullah Saleh, is a red line.
Almotamar Net, a mouthpiece of the GPC, said such demonstration aim to
break down the GCC-crafted power transfer deal.
Massive crowds of Yemenis took to into streets last Tuesday, demanding
to prosecute the former president Ali Abdullah Saleh and revoke immunity given
Protesters, for the first time,rallied
in a place nearby the Presidential Palace, the Central Security andthe residency of Saleh.
Security vehicles accompanied the protest to protect it and opened the
As the protest came close to Saleh's residency and dozens of soldiers
were deployed to protect streets and roads leading to his residency.
The protesters raised slogans in which they demanded to execute Saleh,
accusing him of killing their fellow protesters.
They further called for immediately releasing protesters held in some
security and intelligence custodies that are still run by officials loyal to
Saleh and his family.