Helicopter shot at in Marib [Archives:2004/719/Local News]

March 11 2004

Gunmen in Marib fired at a helicopter while it was patrolling the area during the President's visit to Marib last Sunday.
Sources in the Obeda area confirmed that some people fired guns at the helicopter but they missed the target.
While visiting the governorate President Ali Abdallah Saleh requested the Sheikhs of Obeda tribe to extradite the culprits. The Sheikhs responded by handing over two persons who were accused of firing at the helicopter.