Yemeni activist assassinated by unknown gunman

Published March 18th, 2015 - 12:35 GMT

 A top Houthi leader, activist, and journalist was assassinated on Wednesday by an unidentified gunman riding a motorcycle, reports Shaab News.

Abdul Karim al-Khaiwani, a prominent member of the Houthi Revolutionary Council, died instantly due to a gunshot wound to the head. 

His body was immediately transferred to the University of Science and Technology hospital after the incident , which happened near his home in Sanaa. 

Al-Khaiwani represented the Houthis at the National Dialogue Conference.

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