Mokha, Yemen bomb kills photojournalist, at least five others
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
A bombing was yesterday reported to have killed Red Sea port town of , Yemen. At least five other civilians reportedly also died in last night's attack; around twenty more, including colleague Faisal al-Thubhani, were injured.photojournalist Ziad al-Sharabi in the
The bomb was placed on a motorcycle in a market, stated Minister of Information, and was left outside a restaurant. No claims of responsibility were reported yesterday, but the general manager of Abu Dhabi Media, Dr Ali bin Tamim, attributed the bombing to rebels. Similar attributions of responsibility were made by state news firm and al-Eryani.
Tamim claimed Houthis have attacked journalists previously. The Iran.reports sixteen other journalist deaths in the nation since 2015. According to al-Eryani, the rebels are backed by
Mokha is generally less affected by violence than other parts of Yemen, since it was recaptured from Houthis in 2017. It is host to an anti-Houthi, pro-government coalition fighting the Houthis. Yemen has been experiencing United Nations is attempting a peacekeeping mission.since the capital, , fell under Houthi control in 2014. At present, the
Expressions of condolences have come from social media users,Arabia producer Jamal al-Harbi, and al-Eryani.
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