Al Qaeda splinter group fires rocket near US Embassy in Yemen

September 28, 2014 1:43 AM

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A rocket was fired toward the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen on Saturday, wounding several guards, in an attack by an Al Qaeda splinter group to assert dominance, a Yemeni diplomat confirmed to Fox News.

No U.S. personnel or Embassy buildings were hit, although a nearby truck with Yemeni special security forces was hit, and guards were injured. It is believed that a barricade blocking the Embassy absorbed most of the blast.

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