When Gangnam Style was all the rage, it was like an explosion. The hit single was on every radio station, every TV and was stuck in every person’s head. Not to mention the numerous covers of the song, which aired after the original release became a humongous hit all over the world. And by the looks of it, Gangnam Style is still the talk of the town.
In November a wedding in Ta’izz, the third largest city in Yemen, was turned upside down when two men were shot dead by accident. According to a police report, the guests were dancing to Gangnam Style when one of them opened celebratory gunfire with an AK-47. The man lost control of his rifle and shot two men dead. Another two guests were injured and had to be taken to a hospital.
Firing celebratory gunshots is a common occurrence at weddings in Yemen. Unfortunately, they turned this wedding into a funeral.