YEMEN Press Agency

Armed attack targets young man in Shabwa

SHABWA, March 27 (YPA) – Unknown gunmen targeted on Tuesday one of the relatives of the Imam and Preacher of Eid al-Adha prayers, Abdullah Al-ban, who was shot dead by members of the “Shabwa defense” in Bayhan area of Shabwa province.

According to local sources, the young man Abdullah Khalid al-ban was shot by unknown gunmen believed to belong to elements loyal to the UAE after he left the mosque in the Bayhan district.

The sources explained that Al-ban was seriously injured, after which he was transferred to Bayhan General Hospital for treatment, while the gunmen fled to an unknown destination.

It is noteworthy that a number of relatives of the Imam, Abdullah Al-ban, who was killed by the “defense of Shabwa”, were kidnapped in an attempt by the leaders of the factions to pressure al-ban’s family to end the assassination incident away from the court in Shabwa.