Masked gunmen assassinate photojournalist Nabil Al-Qu’aity in Aden
Masked gunmen assassinated photojournalist Nabil Al-Qu’aity near his home in Dar Saad district, in the north of Aden, according to several sources.
Media professionals and colleagues confirmed Al-Qu’aity's assassination. A local source said that four masked gunmen intercepted Al-Qu’aity after he left his home and started firing heavily towards him.
Al-Qu’aity was rushed to a Médecins Sans Frontières hospital but died of his injuries.
Following the start of Yemen’s civil war, Al-Qu’aity emerged as one of the country’s prominent photojournalists, covering the fighting in Aden and Lahj for Al-Arabiya channel before later freelancing with AFP in the liberated south.