Yemen caution

This item appears on page 21 of the May 2009 issue.

The Department of State warns that the security threat level remains high in Yemen due to terrorist activities.

On March 15, four South Korean tourists were killed in a suicide bomb attack in the city of Shibam in southern Hadramout province. On March 18, a South Korean motorcade investigating the attack was targeted but unhurt by a suicide bomber near the Sana’a airport.