Yemen introduces new security regions [Archives:2004/727/Local News]

April 8 2004

The Ministry of the Interior has completed final preparations to create 12 new security regions in 9 governorates, as part of the third phase of the security redeployment. The new security deployment includes Dhamra, Marib, Amran, Raimah, Lahj, Al-Beidha, Taiz, Sana'a, and Abyan Governorates.
These news security stations come as part of Yemeni efforts to combat terrorism. The first and second security redeployments resulted on the arrest of wanted terrorist elements, including suspects implicated in the bombing of USS Cole.