Source: Soldier killed under torture in Abu al-Abbas Brigades prison west of Taiz

Source: Soldier killed under torture in Abu al-Abbas Brigades prison west of Taiz


A soldier of the 17 Infantry Brigade of the government forces was killed under torture, in a prison belonging to the Abu al-Abbas brigades in Jabal Habashi district, west of Taiz, an official military source said Tuesday.

The source told Al-Masdar online that the brigades arrested last Saturday the soldier Ammar Naji al-Arshhani from the Bayrin point in the Al-Ma'afer district, and transferred him to their prison in the Nouyhah area of the Directorate of Jabal Habashi.

"The soldier stayed for five days in the battalion prison at the “Al-Sha’b School in the Akcad district and was tortured, after which the brigades handed over his body to his family last Friday," he said.

The soldier is from the village of Jarn in the isolation of al-Sharaja.

The source did not provide further details about the manner in which the brigades were arrested, and no comment was made by those forces accused of being armed militia.


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