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Published: Thursday December 5, 2013 MYT 6:50:01 PM
Updated: Thursday December 5, 2013 MYT 6:50:54 PM

Gunmen kill Western doctor, Filipina nurse in Yemen attack - sources

SANAA (Reuters) - Gunmen shot and killed a Western doctor and a Filipina nurse in front of their colleagues in a hospital inside the compound of Yemen's defence ministry on Thursday, a medical and a defence ministry source said.

The sources said the gunmen were either killed or captured.

At least 20 people were killed in a car bomb attack and gun battle at the complex in the capital Sanaa, sources said earlier.

(Reporting by Mohammed Ghobari, writing by Sami Aboudi; Editing by Mark Trevelyan)


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