Violent Fighting in Dhamar [Archives:1999/25/Local News]

June 21 1999

A violent fight between the tribes of Al-Jaridah and Al-Arabija took place in the governorate of Dhamar, 100 km south of Sanaa on Saturday, June 19. The fight was over a piece of land. The Vice Director of the Dhamar Security Office was killed when the police tried to bring the fight between the two tribes to an end. According to reports from Dhamar, the estimated casualties are 8 killed and 9 injured.