American Teacher Killed by Gunmen in The City of Taiz , Yemen

American teacher shot and killed by unidentified gunmen in the city of Taiz , south of Sanaa , on Sunday according to security sources .

The sources didn’t reveal the identity of the American but theu announced he was a teacher of languages ​​and deputy director of the Swedish Institute of Languages ​​in Taiz . Two gunmen on a motorcycle shot him while he was driving his car in the making on the ring road in Taiz .

Hamoud Al-Sufi said the teacher was shot in his car in Taez city . He did not have details on who the killers might be, and said an investigation is ongoing .

Taiz , some 270km (173 miles) south-west of the capital Sanaa,  has been a major centre of opposition to Mr Saleh’s leadership , but has not experienced the same level of militant activity as other parts of the south .

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