|archmage||Date: Sunday, 18-March-2012, 7:46 PM | Message # 1|
-- dragon lord--
An American working as a teacher in Yemen has been shot. He was killed in an attack by two men on a motorcycle in the city of Taiz, 200 kilometres south of the capital Sanaa.
Governor of Taiz province Hamoud al-Sufi says the killers and motive are unknown, but an investigation is being carried out.
There has been an increase in violence, particularly linked to al-Qaeda, since the uprising in Yemen.
Following 33 years in charge, Ali Abdullah Saleh handed power over to new president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who has vowed to be tackle al-Qaeda.
Militant groups took advantage of the leadership problems, seizing control of some of the country's provinces.