Houthis abduct 9 of the International Medical Corps staff in Ibb – local source

Houthis abduct 9 of the International Medical Corps staff in Ibb – local source

Local sources in Ibb province, central Yemen, said on Wednesday that militants of the Houthis group and Saleh forces have abducted nine of the International Medical Corpse staff working in the province. 

 

The source told Almasdaronline that the militants have taken the staff to the CID prison, but no further details about reasons behind the abduction were mentioned.

 

The source added that the International Medical Corpse have threatened to stop its activities in case the abduction of its staff continues.

 

This incident came a few days after the suspension of the activities of the Doctors Without Borders organization in the province, following the intervention of the Houthi militants in its activities.

 

The International Medical Corps is a humanitarian non-profitable organization specialized in saving lives and alleviating the sufferings, through providing health care services and training and carrying out development projects. It was established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses.



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