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Yemen: $2 mil worth of US embassy vehicles seized by Houthis00:37

Yemen: $2 mil worth of US embassy vehicles seized by Houthis

Yemen, Sanaa
February 13, 2015 at 03:38 GMT +00:00 · Published

Houthi followers seized 20 Armored Chevrolet Suburban vehicles, valued at $105,000 (€ 87,607 each, that were previously used by US embassy staff in Sanaa on Thursday.

The vehicles, which have an estimated combined value of $2.1 million (€ 1.7 million), are armored with 3/8” alloy steel and top of the range bullet resistant glass.

The US closed its embassy on Wednesday following security concerns after after Houthi followers managed to seize control of the capital's palace and confined the president to his private residence last month.

Yemen: $2 mil worth of US embassy vehicles seized by Houthis00:37
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Houthi followers seized 20 Armored Chevrolet Suburban vehicles, valued at $105,000 (€ 87,607 each, that were previously used by US embassy staff in Sanaa on Thursday.

The vehicles, which have an estimated combined value of $2.1 million (€ 1.7 million), are armored with 3/8” alloy steel and top of the range bullet resistant glass.

The US closed its embassy on Wednesday following security concerns after after Houthi followers managed to seize control of the capital's palace and confined the president to his private residence last month.

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