Yemen prime minister escapes unhurt after gunmen shoot at motorcade

Posted Aug. 31, 2013, at 2:58 p.m.

SANAA — Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammed Salem Basindwa escaped an assassination attempt on Saturday when gunmen opened fire on his motorcade in Sanaa and then fled, an aide said.

Ali al-Sarari, an adviser to Basindwa, said no one was injured in the attack, which happened in the evening while Basindwa was returning home from his office.