YEMEN Press Agency

STC militias kidnap tribal sheikh from Abyan

ADEN, Oct. 29 (YPA) – Gunmen in military uniforms in the Southern port city of Aden kidnapped a tribal sheikh from Abyan on Thursday, local sources said

The sources explained that the gunmen, believed to be affiliated with the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) ‘s factions, kidnapped Sheikh Aljariri in al-Mansoura district

The gunmen took Aljariri to an unknown destination, local sources added.

Aljariri is one of the sheikhs of Sarar district in Abyan province.

The city of Aden has been witnessing a state of insecurity and overwhelming chaos, amid growing crimes of assassination and kidnapping in the city.