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Central Prison fire leaves 8 dead

National Yemen

A Yemeni prisoner in Guantanamo

By Abdul Ghani al-Yousfi

On Sunday, al fire broke out in the Central Prison in Ibb governorate, leaving eight people dead and three injured. According to security sources in the governorate, all eight of the prisoners suffered from mental illnesses and had been convicted of murder.

Saba News Agency reported that Security Chief Brigadier Fouad Al- Attas  formed a team to directly investigate the cause of fire and stated that information would be released via media outlets once the investigation had been completed.