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2 Indonesian students killed in attack in Yemen: official

(Xinhua)

16:47, November 30, 2011

JAKARTA, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday confirmed the deaths of two Indonesian students due to a rocket strike by a rebel group in Yemen.

"It's true that two of the victims were Indonesian students," the ministry's spokesperson Michael Tene told the country's largest news portal detik.com.

According to Tene, the students were from provinces of North Sumatra and Aceh.

"The ministry has contacted their families," he said.

Reports said that at least 24 people died following a recent attack at Dar al-Hadits school in Yemen.

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