Ali Abdullah Saleh Killed by Houthis Trying to Flee Yemen’s Sanaa

Middle East Eye Staff

The former president of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, was killed on Monday in a reported RPG and gun attack while trying to flee fierce fighting between his loyalists and his former allies the Houthis in the capital Sanaa. Sources in the Houthi group said fighters stopped his armoured vehicle with an RPG rocket and then shot him dead.

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