In a new photo report purportedly released by the Islamic State from Mansura, “Wilayat Adan Abyan,” Yemen, Ali Maqbal, a "political security officer" is assassinated by an ISIS militant in broad daylight. The photo report was released on ISIS terrorist channels on September 30. According to the Terrorism Research & Analysis Consortium, "Wilayat Aden Abyan is a relatively new wilayat. The wilayat began at Wilayat Aden in the Spring of 2015 and then became Wilayat Aden Abyan in the Fall of 2015 as its reach expanded from the Aden province of Yemen to include the Abyan province."
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