Thursday, March 17, 2011

US Backed Yemeni Forces Open Fire on Protesters

Yemeni security forces have opened fire on anti-government protesters in the western port city of al-Hudaydah, injuring scores of demonstrators.

Witnesses and hospital officials report that at least 150 people were injured on Wednesday after security forces fired teargas and live rounds on anti-government protesters, demanding an end to President Ali Abdullah Saleh's three-decade rule.

Dozens of protesters also suffered from breathing difficulties in the wake of the teargas attack.

Pro-regime loyalists, armed with knives and batons, also attacked the protesters.'


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