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Car Bomb Kills British Shipping Executive in Yemen

VOA News July 20, 2011

Yemeni officials say a car bomb blast in the southern port of Aden has killed a British shipping executive.

The officials say the bomb detonated Wednesday after the man started his car. There was no word on the motive for the attack.

The British Foreign Office confirmed to VOA that a British citizen was killed in the car bombing. It said the victim's family has asked the media to respect its privacy.

No other details were immediately available.

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