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Gunmen kill Saudi diplomat, guard in Yemen capital

Gunmen dressed as security forces open fire at car of Saudi diplomat in Sana'a

  • AFP
  • Published: 15:41 November 28, 2012
  • Gulf News

  • Image Credit: AFP
  • Residents inspect the site where a Saudi diplomat and his bodyguard were killed in Hada district of Sana’a on Wednesday.

Sana'a: A Saudi diplomat and his bodyguard were killed when their car was fired upon by unidentified assailants in the Yemeni capital on Wednesday, a diplomatic source said.

"Gunmen dressed in the central security forces' uniforms opened fire heavily at the car of the Saudi diplomat in Sana'a, causing it to flip over and killing him and his bodyguard," the source told AFP on condition of anonymity.

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