Yemeni tribesmen attend a tribal meeting to show their support for Yemeni army's anti-al-Qaeda operations in the Arhab region, north of Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday, May 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
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A gunman riding on the back of a motorbike shot dead a Yemeni intelligence officer and his son in the southeastern city of Mukalla on Thursday, a security source said.Colonel Salmin al-Obtani was the latest in a string of army and intelligence officers to be killed in hit-and-run attacks in Hadramawt.Mukalla has also been the scene of a number of spectacular attacks claimed by Al-Qaeda.In October, militants stormed army headquarters in the city and held some of its garrison hostage for several days before being overrun in fighting that left at least 10 people dead.
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