Armed Clash in Mareb [Archives:2000/03/Local News]

January 17 2000

An armed clash took place last Saturday between military troops stationed in Habab valley in Serwah – Mareb, near the house of sheik Faisal Jedhelan, and the person who had kidnapped two French people. There was an exchange in gunfire with different kinds of weapons. The citizens were frightened, and left their houses because of the shelling of heavy weapons. The shelling did not cause damage except that one house was destroyed.