Earlier in the day, an argument had broken out between the young man and Houthi loyalists after he killed a dog in the market
Houthis shoot dead young man for killing a dog in Sa'da
Houthi gunmen shot dead a young man in Sa’da governorate on Friday, according to local sources close to the incident.
The sources in Ghamer district west of Sa’da City said the gunmen killed Sharaf Yahya Saleh and seriously injured his brother as they were traveling home to Al-Oujaimat village in the district. Earlier in the day, an argument had broken out between the brothers and Houthi loyalists after Saleh killed a dog in the market.
A group of Houthis escorting rebel leader Abu Jamal Shaanoun and his companions crossed paths with the brothers on a dirt road near Al-Oujaimat and started shooting at them, the sources said. Saleh died on the spot and his brother was taken to a medical center to treat his wounds.
A photo of Saleh's body was circulated on Facebook.