Middle East Economic Survey


No 27



Attack On Oxys Personnel In Yemen

A Yemeni guard opened fire on 23 June at the employees of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Oxy) killing an Indian national and wounding an American, two Britons, a Tunisian and a Yemeni man. A Yemeni security official said that the victims were coming off a plane at Oxys airstrip in the Shabwa governorate in southern Yemen when the guard randomly opened fire at them. The US Embassy in Yemen said on 23 June...