Yemen’s former President Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed in fighting with his former allies.
Media controlled by the rebel Houthi movement quoted officials as declaring the end of the crisis of the treason militia and the killing of its leader.
According to Al Arabiya TV sources in saleh’s general people’s congress party also confirmed that he was dead.
Pictures and video circulated online showed the body of a man resembling Saleh with a severe head wound.
Until last week, Saleh’s supporters had been fighting alongside the Houthis in a war against Yemen’s current president, Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.