A leading figure in the Yemenite Jewish community, Rabbi Aaron Yosef Zandani HY”D, 50, was fatally stabbed in a Sana’a shuk by a Muslim man who accused the rav of witchcraft.
The rav’s son, Yechi reports his father was stabbed in his neck and abdomen. He was rushed to a local hospital but was R”L Niftar from his massive injuries.
The attacker was apparently taken into custody.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)