Foreign Office Minister comments on the killing of a British National in Aden

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Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt sends his deepest condolences to the family of David Mockett.

Commenting on the death of David Mockett in Aden on Wednesday 20 July, Foreign Office Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, Alistair Burt said:

“I was greatly saddened to learn that a British National, David Mockett, was killed in Aden yesterday. I send my deepest condolences to the Mockett family. Foreign Office officials have spoken to the family and are providing consular assistance.

Through our Embassy in Sana’a we are urgently seeking further information on the circumstances surrounding the death, and have asked the Yemeni authorities to investigate.”