Top Houthi leader killed in Sanaa by unknown individuals

Houthis, ride on a patrol truck as they chant slogans during a tribal gathering showing support for the Houthi movement in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday, Dec. 14, 2015. (File photo: AP)

Unknown armed individuals have killed Houthi leader Dr. Raji Hamid al-Deen on Saturday.

Sources said that the armed men fired at the Houthi leader, a member of the political desk, at Cairo Street in the center of the capital city Sanaa, and then fled the scene.

Al-Deen was an assistant professor in the college of Sharia and Law at Sanaa University.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:56 - GMT 06:56