Houthi leader assassinated in Sanaa

A senior leader of Yemen's Houthi movement has been assassinated by unidentified gunmen in capital Sanaa, a leading member of the group said Wednesday.

Houthi leader assassinated in Sanaa

World Bulletin / News Desk 

Abdel-Karim al-Kheiwani was gunned down on Sanaa Street, leading group member Mohamed al-Bekheiti told.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the reported assassination.

Yemen's Houthis emerged as a formidable political and military force last September when they assumed control of capital Sanaa before establishing control over other parts of the country as well.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 18 Mart 2015, 14:18