Written By: Observer Staff
Article Date: Nov 30, 2012 - 9:44:51 PM
An ambulance arrives at the fire scene to hospitalize neighbors who were affected by the the explosion that ripped through a building of a businessman in Capital Sana'a at around 7pm November 30. The building is believed to have a personal armory in the basement
* Five family members, including two children and a woman, were seriously injured
A security source who was briefed on the fire at the Garman house said that five members of the family went to a neighboring hospital for treatment.
Hospital medics had told the source that one of the five injured was in a critical condition. The man, identified as Zaidan Ali Farea, worked as a guard at Garman’s house.
All four others were members of the Garman family, including a woman and two males, and were reported as being severely injured. He identified them as Ali Garman Muhammed Garman, the businessman’s son, aged 36 and 15-year old Osama who was injured along with his mother.
Ten neighbors are being treated for minor injuries after the explosion ripped through the businessman's home, housing a personal armory, in Sana’a at around 7pm today.
An investigation team was prevented from inspecting the building, the source said, although the General Director of Sana’a Security had tried to obtain access to the premises.
The security source said that the cause of the explosion was a fire in the armory in the basement, setting the four-story building ablaze.
It is not known if Mr Garman Muhammed Garman, originally from Sa’ada, was at home.
There is no detailed information yet about the casualties as information about the family’s condition will not be disclosed.
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