Police Fails to Arrest Brit’s attackers [Archives:2002/12/Local News]

March 18 2002

Police has failed until now to arrest two unidentified persons who shot down a British citizen last week in Hudeidah. The police have not been able to find the two suspects so far.
David John, a British consultant working with a marine company in Hudeidah, was shot last Monday in his neck by two unidentified persons who were riding a motor cycle. John was hospitalized quickly and is in a good condition.
British Ambassador Frances Guy said he is fine, and that she is in contact with him as well as the Yemeni authorities to find out the identity of the criminals and their motives, which might be political.
After this murder attempt, the British Embassy in Sana’a warned its citizens in Yemen to be cautious and on high alert to avoid possible attacks. The advice was sent to the citizens by email, and a many of them attended a meeting for more information.