Militants kill American teacher in Yemen -police

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Posted: Mar 18, 2012 3:28 AM

SANAA (Reuters) - Two men on a motorcycle shot and killed an American teacher in the Yemeni city of Taiz, south of the capital Sanaa, on Sunday morning, a local police source said.

The source said a gunman riding on the motorcycle driven by an accomplice shot the English-language teacher as he was heading to work. He said the gunmen were believed to be militants linked to al Qaeda.

(Reporting by Mohammed Ghobari, writing by Sami Aboudi; editing by Michael Roddy)