YEMEN Press Agency

Islah militants kidnap leader in Shabwa

SHABWA, Sept. 13 (YPA) – Saudi-backed Islah militants kidnapped on Monday a leader in Shabwa province, east of Yemen, according to local sources.

The sources affirmed that the leader of the so-called “Bayhan Southern Resistance,” Saleh al-Mansouri, was kidnapped with four of his companions by Islah’s “special forces”, while they were returning from the city of Aden.

The Islah gunmen took Al-Mansouri and his companions to an unknown destination, the sources added.