Exodus from Abra to Saida

Date of Event: 
Sunday, June 23, 2013
Security Event Type: 
Exodus (Internal Migration)

NNA - Massive exodus of residents from the embattled village of Abra into Saida and neighboring villages is signaled with thick smoke still bellowing out of worst-hit homes, NNA field reporters said. Meanwhile, ambulances ferrying out a number of (multinational) wounded Aseer supporters out of his Bilal Bin Rabah mosque to nearby hospitals and clinics have been spotted, same reporters said. Sporadic clashes involving Aseer gunmen and the military meanwhile continued elsewhere in the city the same reporters concluded.