YEMEN Press Agency

Two STC leaders kidnapped in Shabwa

SHABWA, July 13 (YPA) – Two leaders of the UAE-funded Southern Transitional Council (STC) were kidnapped on Monday by the Saudi-backed Islah militants in Yemen’s southern province of Shabwa, sources said.

The sources affirmed that Islah militants arrested the leaders Abdullah Musaed Mubarak, and Abdullah Saleh Qusaylah in Bayhan area.

The kidnapping crimes carried out by the Islah militants, against many of Shabwa tribes and sheikhs, have increased significantly during the past days.