In the Deadly Grenade Blastoff in Bab Al-Yemen 6 killed, 42 injured [Archives:1999/32/Front Page]

August 9 1999

SANAA: Around 8:00 pm last Wednesday night a hand grenade went off in Bab Al-Yemen, a busy tourist area in the Old City of Sana’a. Early rumors claimed that there were up to 200 killed in the blast. Later, a more accurate report aired on the international news stations stated that there were 3 deaths and 33 injuries. The last reports indicated that three of the injured people, including a child died and the total injured is 42. Vice President Abdo Rabbu Mansour Hadi visited the hospital where the injured were being hospitalized.  More on Health Page