12 killed in Yemen hotel attack

Sanaa, Oct 6 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed on Tuesday when a rocket-propelled grenade hit a hotel which houses members of the government of Yemen’s deposed President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi in the port city of Aden, the media reported.

According to officials, 12 people, including several soldiers from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), were killed in the attack.

So far, no Yemeni government officials were confirmed to have been among the dead, security sources in Aden told CNN.

Prime Minister Bahah is among the officials who reside at the Al Qasr Hotel in the southern port city. It was not immediately clear if Bahah was at the hotel during the attack.

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