Yemen: Woman held in terror bomb plot

Written by: Mamatha
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Washington, Oct 31: A woman has been arrested in Yemen, for allegedly involved in sending explosive packages meant to target Chicago's Jewish centers, United States.

According to the official sources, the suspect was arrested from Yemen's capital San'a, where she was hiding in a house. The suspect was traced from a phone number and she is a medical student.

"United States and the United Arab Emirates had provided information that helped to identify the suspect," said Yemen"s president, Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Al-Qaeda is suspected to be behind the bombs as similarities between the latest terror bid and the failed plot to blow up a US passenger jet on Christmas Day in 2009 were found.

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