Saudi hospital head abducted in Yemen: officials

SANAA - Gunmen abducted the head of a Saudi hospital in north Yemen on Monday, and demanded the release of militants held in Saudi Arabia and Yemen, local officials said.

By (Reuters)

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Published: Mon 29 Nov 2010, 5:17 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 8:19 AM

A government official confirmed that Dhafer al Shahrani, a Saudi citizen who heads Al Salam Hospital in the northern province of Saada, was kidnapped, but he did not give details about the abductors’ demands.

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