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American Embassy Vehicle Attacked Outside of Sana'a, Yemen

Taken Question
Washington, DC
December 16, 2010


Question:   What details does the State Department have on yesterday’s attack on a U.S. Embassy vehicle?

Answer:   On December 15, 2010, a U.S. Embassy vehicle was attacked in Hadda, a suburb of Sana’a, Yemen, where it was parked in front of a restaurant frequented by Westerners. We can confirm that four American embassy personnel were in the vehicle and no one was injured. We have no further information for you at this time, as an investigation is currently underway.

PRN: 2010/1833


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