Hijacking girl bus in Yareem [Archives:2003/53/Local News]

December 24 2003

Nine girl students were injured and 35-year-old passerby killed Thursday in accident when a mentally ill person had kidnapped a bus carrying girl students heading for the city of Yareem, 35 km, south of Dhamar to attend the university lectures there.
Assistant director of Ibb security Colonel Abdulrahman Hanash, said the primary investigation proved that the hi-jacker who kidnapped the bus was mentally ill and jobless. He added that there was no other motives behind the incident.
He added that the hi-jacker drove the bus at break-neck speed causing panic among girls.