MISRAKH IN DESPAIR [Archives:2000/29/Front Page]

July 17 2000

Security forces in Taiz governorate have been able to arrest lawyer Abdullah Al-Jabir following a several-day armed confrontation between military troops and residents of Al-Misrakh area, 40 kms south of Taiz City.
The confrontation has resulted in killing or wounding of a number of villagers in addition to demolishing houses by heavy artillery shelling, rendering many families homeless.
Public opinion has been outraged by the developments in the area, especially as innocent people were killed or wounded.
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