A woman shot dead by Houthi sniper in Maqbana district, west of Taiz

A woman shot dead by Houthi sniper in Maqbana district, west of Taiz


A woman was shot dead in front of her house on Monday by a Houthi sniper in the Maqbana district of western Taiz Province.

A local source told al-Masdar online that Wajeeh Ahmed Mohammed was shot dead by a Houthi sniper in front of her house in Al-Quhaifa isolation in Maqbana district.

The deceased is the wife of Ali al-Sylani, commander of the Fifth Battalion of the 145 Infantry Brigade stationed in the two fronts of Mount Habshi and Maqbana.

Human rights groups have documented the killing of more than 100 civilians and their vulnerability, most of them women and children, by Houthi snipers during the past year in Taiz province.


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