Tourist Jihad — which we have seen in Egypt, Morocco, Jammu/Kashmir, and elsewhere — now comes to Yemen. “Tourists blown up as they admire sunset in Shibam, Yemen,” from Agence France-Presse, March 16 (thanks to all who sent this in):
FOUR South Korean tourists have been killed and four wounded by an explosion in the historic city of Shibam in southeast Yemen.
The group had been photographing the sunset when a bomb went off.
“According to a preliminary toll, the explosion killed four South Korean tourists and wounded four more, as well as a Yemeni man,” a security official in Hadramawt province said.
“We think the blast was caused by a bomb that had been planted there.”
Earlier another local official said the explosion “may have been a suicide attack, but this has not yet been confirmed”.
“The explosion happened as they were gathered on a hill called Khazzan that overlooks the city.
“They were on foot and taking pictures of the buildings in Shibam at the moment the sun went down,” he said….