Terrorism & Insurgency

Ansar Allah denies claims of kidnapping US citizen in Yemen's Sanaa

29 September 2017

IN A STATEMENT released on 28 September, pro-Ansar Allah SABA news outlet denied claims that the group had kidnapped a United States citizen - identified as Danny Lavon Burch - in Yemen's capital Sanaa on 23 September, instead alleging that he had been kidnapped by unidentified militants, Reuters reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the kidnapping.

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