Fuad al-Shamri

Beats Covered:
Local or Foreign:

Al-Shamri, chief financial officer of Al-Saeeda TV,
was killed by sniper fire while trying to escape the station’s headquarters
during heavy fighting, local news outlets and the Yemeni Journalists Syndicate
reported. The station’s offices were shelled amid clashes between pro- and
anti-government forces, although it was not clear whether the building had been
directly targeted.

Another employee, Mohamed Abd al-Ghani Dabwan, was
hospitalized with serious injuries after being caught in the crossfire, news
reports said.