One person killed, three injured in a blast [Archives:2004/709/Local News]

February 5 2004

One person was killed and three others were injured when an explosion took place nearby the residence of the state minister, the capital Mayor Ahmed al-Kuhlani on Sunday evening 25 January.
The real motives behind the incident were not discovered yet or the identity of those who had placed the explosive charge near the house of Mr al-Kuhlani.
Mr al-Kuhlani had on Saturday 24 Jan. had supervised the fencing of a plot of land nearby Shumaila market in Sana'a after security police who accompanied him had exchanged fire with some persons claiming their ownership of the land, but the clash did not cause any casualties.
The mayor of the capital receives support from the president and many other circles for his efforts for improving and developing the capital Sana'a.