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No Aid Drove Yemeni Man to Self-immolation, Friends Say

The friends of a Yemeni man who set himself ablaze Monday say he took the action because he did not receive support promised to him by the U.N. refugee agency. Jehad Mohamed, 25, set himself on fire using gasoline and a match outside the UNHCR office in Hargeisa, the capital of the self-declared republic of Somaliland.  Security guards and other refugees put out the flames and Mohamed was rushed to a local hospital. When visited by VOA reporter in the hospital Tuesday, Mohamed was...

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