Imam assassinated in Lahj

Imam assassinated in Lahj

Unidentified gunmen assassinated in front of a mosque on Thursday in Lahj province, southern Yemen, Yemen News Portal reported, citing local sources.

According to the source, the assailants fired at Sheikh Srour Ali Abdullah al-Yafei as he was leaving from the mosque after dawn prayer in the Habileen area in Radfan district, killing him instantly .

This new murder caused fears that a new wave of assassinations may hit mosque imams and clerics.

During the past period,  the southern port city of Aden has witnessed a series of assassinations of anti-UAE clerics.

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