Republican Guard Shot Dead [Archives:2000/51/Local News]

December 18 2000

Stabbing a poisonous dagger in his throat, 35-year-old Faisal Hameed Rafea bled until death last week in Al-Shaniniy market in Taiz. According to security sources the victim suffered family problems which he could not settle down.
On the same day, Mohammed Ali Qaed was found dead in his area of Al-Issaie. Informed sources asserted that the death was natural and not deliberate.
On the other hand a republican guard was shot down in a nearby village by a group of villagers trying to catch him at night. The villagers said that the victim frequented to the village at nights to tease girl students of the higher institute.