Story number 2 for 14 May 2003

By May 14, 2003

(Yemen)–Meanwhile, a Yemeni court has sentenced a suspected al-Qaeda militant to death for murdering three Southern Baptist medical missionaries in December. According to the Associated Press, Abed Abdul Razak Kamel, admitted to killing Kathleen Gariety, Martha Myers and William Koehn. Yemeni court officials say Kamel told them he was avenging his Muslim faith against the Christians. After the attack, funding problems forced the International Missions Board to transfer control of the Jibla hospital to a local charity.

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