Lens­men killed in Ye­men

Weekend Post (South Africa) - - WORLD -

TWO free­lance cam­era­men were killed in rebel shelling of the out­skirts of Ye­men's third city Taez yes­ter­day as they filmed fight­ing with gov­ern­ment troops.

The clashes came af­ter UN en­voy Is­mail Ould Cheikh Ahmed flew out of the rebel-held cap­i­tal of Sanaa on Thurs­day with­out se­cur­ing agree­ment on a cease­fire for the Mus­lim holy month of Ra­madan which be­gins this week­end. Security of­fi­cials named the dead men as Takied­din Hutheifi and Wael al-Abassi.

Two other cam­era­men were wounded. – AFP

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