Sanaa clash toll at 247, says Yemen Health Ministry

(AGI) Baghdad, Oct 1 - The death toll after two weeks offighting in Yemen's capital city, Sanaa, has reached 274 and atleast 470 people have been injured, according to the YemeniHealth Ministry. Clashes between army troops and Shiitefighters of the Imam Abdel Malik al Houthi continued as themilitants seized the cabinet and parliament buildings andmilitary headquarters. Health Minister Ahmed al-Ansi was citedby the local media as saying that the death toll reflects thecasualties reported by the medical crews. It is they who carrythe corpses from the conflict areas in northwestern Sanaa,

(AGI) Baghdad, Oct 1 - The death toll after two weeks offighting in Yemen's capital city, Sanaa, has reached 274 and atleast 470 people have been injured, according to the YemeniHealth Ministry. Clashes between army troops and Shiitefighters of the Imam Abdel Malik al Houthi continued as themilitants seized the cabinet and parliament buildings andmilitary headquarters. Health Minister Ahmed al-Ansi was citedby the local media as saying that the death toll reflects thecasualties reported by the medical crews. It is they who carrythe corpses from the conflict areas in northwestern Sanaa,focus of the fighting that started on September 16. . .