Renewed Violence in Al-Jawf [Archives:1998/32/Local News]

August 10 1998

Seven people were killed on Saturday, August 8 in Al-Hazm town, Al-Jawf. Tempers flared when an armed group of men from Al-Jidaan tribe quarreled with a Central Security patrol.
The shoot-out that ensued left 3 tribesmen and 4 soldiers dead.
Al-Jawf along with Mareb have witnessed some of the worst confrontations between the tribes and army troops following the recent price hikes.