Jail Sentences Against Bomb Attackers [Archives:2000/24/Local News]

June 12 2000

The Primary Court of Jaar, 70 kilometers from the port city of Aden on Wednesday sentenced two Yemenis to 10 years and 3 years in prison for carrying out bomb attacks against state institutions in the southern province of Abyan and different parts of Yemen, five others were acquitted. Saleh Haidar Al-Attawi and Nasser Al-Mushriqi were also found guilty of forming an armed gang, the Islamic Army of Aden and Abyan.The leader of the Aden army Zain Al-Abideen Al-Mihdhar” Abu Al-Hassan” was executed in October 1999 for carrying out kidnappings and acts of sabotage.