Gunmen kill two Yemeni staff of Red Cross

September 2, 2015 2:39 PM

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SANAA: Gunmen killed two Yemenis working for the International Committee of the Red Cross north of the capital Sanaa on Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the humanitarian organisation said.

"Sadly, two of our staff were brutally killed on their way back from Saada to Sanaa," the ICRC's Yemen spokeswoman Rima Kamal said, referring to the northern stronghold of Shia rebels who have been battling loyalists of the exiled president.

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