4 Yemenis killed in clashes

Four Yemenis have been killed in clashes between the Houthi rebels and tribesmen.

4 Yemenis killed in clashes

World Bulletin / News Desk

Four Yemenis have been killed in armed clashes between the Houthi rebels and tribesmen in the northern province of al-Jawaf.

Two member of the Dahm tribe were killed early Sunday in clashes with Houthis in Afi district, a tribal source told Anadolu Agency.

A third tribal member was injured in the violence.

Two Houthi rebels were also killed in a rebel attack on a tribal checkpoint in al-Jawf late Saturday, the source said.

Meanwhile, border guards commander in al-Jawf Mansour Thawabah said Houthi militants have slapped a siege around a government compound in the area since Saturday.

"All roads are sealed off and no one is allowed in or out of the area," he said.

Mediation efforts are still going on between the two sides until the filing of this report.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 05 Ocak 2014, 13:05
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