Yemen: Houthi leader killed in Al-Bayda province

Sana'a (Debriefer)
2019-10-31 | Since 2 Year

Al-Bayda province

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Leader of the Houthi group ( Ansar Allah) was killed on Wednesday in a bomb attack in al-Bayda province in central Yemen.

A security source in the Al-Bayda province told "Debriefer" news agency.

Unknowns blasted an explosive device remotely as director of the Directorate of al-Zaher Ahmed Abdul Qawi al-Humaiqani was passing in as street in Al-Bayda.

The source added that the explosion resulted in the killing of the leading al-Humaiqani and three of his companions, including a child.

Two of his bodyguards were also seriously injured.

No one has claimed responsibility for the operation as of this writing.

Al-Bayda province is one of the strongholds of the Islamic State (IS) and Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), which has bolstered its presence there, taking advantage of the bloody war in Yemen for the fifth consecutive year between the Yemen`s  internationally recognized government backed by a Saudi-led Arab military Coalition and the Iran-backed Houthi group (Ansar Allah).


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