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Three Yemeni protestors killed in clashes with security forces.

Two people were killed in clashes with security

forces on Friday, amid protests calling for Yemeni President Ali Abdullah

Saleh to step down, Health Ministry sources said.

The two died of injuries after being shot by live ammunition, the sources

told KUNA, adding that another seven people are affected with varied injuries.

Meanwhile, protestors burned a police department in Aden province,

according to a security source.

In the city of Taaz, central Yemen, a protestor was killed with another 20

injured after an unidentified individual threw a hand grenade in the middle of


Security forces were able to arrest another individual behind a similar

incident that occurred at Freedom Square in the Saafir district.

Demonstrations calling for the president's resignation enter their eighth

consecutive day in the country.

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Publication:Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)
Date:Feb 18, 2011
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