Yemen: Armed opposition clashes with security forces

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April 28, 2011
Myrtle Beach Sun News    
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"Yemeni government opponents clashed with police Thursday in the southern province of Aden, as tens of thousands of protesters rallied nationwide to denounce a deadly government crackdown and demand the president's ouster. The street clashes were triggered by a bomb attack by an unknown armed group on a checkpoint in the provincial capital, Krater, and signaled the rapid deterioration of security in Yemen, a nation that was already beset by poverty and armed conflict before the anti-government uprising that began in February." (04/28/11)


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