Yemeni Military Official Found Dead in Cairo

By Gamal Khattab February 19, 2024 1621

Details of the Incident

A senior Yemeni military official, Major General Hassan bin Jalal Al-Obaidi, was tragically found murdered in his apartment in Cairo. The Yemeni embassy in Egypt confirmed the news and expressed their shock and sadness over the incident.

Reactions and Investigations

Yemeni platforms and activists reacted strongly to the news of Al-Obaidi's killing, sharing pictures and videos of him online. The embassy has assigned specialists to work with Egyptian authorities to investigate the incident and uncover the truth behind this "painful" event.

Unclear Circumstances

It is still unclear whether Al-Obaidi was on a medical trip or a military mission at the time of his death. Reports suggest that he had recently visited multiple capitals and was planning to travel to Turkey. Al-Obaidi was known for his expertise in military manufacturing and his leadership in the National Army.

Remembering Major General Al-Obaidi

Former Yemeni Minister of Defense, Lieutenant General Muhammad Ali Al-Maqdishi, and journalist Muhammad Al-Salhi paid tribute to Al-Obaidi, highlighting his important role in developing the army's equipment and his dedication to his work. This tragic incident has shocked the Yemeni community and raised questions about the circumstances surrounding Al-Obaidi's death. Investigations are ongoing to bring justice to the perpetrators of this heinous crime.

Source: Agencies