In Yemen reported the death of four held by the Houthis journalists

© AFP 2017 / Mohammed HuwaisПовстанцы near the residence of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sana’a. Archival photoIn Yemen reported the death of four held by the Houthis journalists© 2017 AFP / Mohammed Huwais

The Minister of information of Yemen Muammar al-Eryani said that the four journalists of TV channel Yemen Today, held hostage for almost two weeks Houthi rebels have died, the rest of the Houthis moved to an unknown location.

«Confirmed news of the death of four journalists, were wounded during the assault on the Houthis building channel Yemen Today,» wrote the Minister Muammar al-Eryani on Twitter. According to him, journalists wounded, bleeding, no medical treatment was provided, with the result that they died.

The names of the deceased, the Minister did not mention.

«Today, the Houthis moved to held-hostage journalists in Yemen Today in an unknown location. I do not exclude that it may be preparing to eliminate them,» wrote the Minister. He noted that the journalists were unarmed, and reason to keep them or kill no.

Al-Eryani called on the Arab journalists Union and other international organizations and the UN special envoy on Yemen to intervene and to put pressure on the Houthis, so they released the journalists.

Rebels 2 Dec captured in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa telecentre building that housed the office of the Yemen Today channel who has worked as a freelance correspondent Sputnik. Journalists in protest Sunday on a hunger strike. Two sources who have contacts with the rebels in this country, told RIA Novosti that the year, along with other journalists held by the Houthis in the building of the television station. The total number of detainees — 41.

The wife of a correspondent told RIA Novosti Monday that he had not been in contact for a week.

Member of the political Bureau of the Houthis movement «Ansar Allah» Halima Jahat declared RIA Novosti news Agency that Houthi rebels set free journalists held by them in the building of the canal in Sanaa Yemen Today, after carrying out investigative procedures.

Channel Yemen Today known as associated with the party of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, «the General people’s Congress» (Inc), which is the day of the seizure of the television station called on Yemeni citizens to defend the country against the Huthis movement «Ansar Allah», its former allies with whom the conflict occurred.

The channel aired a speech of ex-President of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh in which he urged to start a rebellion against the Houthis and banned a loyal military to obey their orders. Saleh was later killed in a shootout with militants who pursued him.

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