Yemen riot police shoot dead anti-gov't protester

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
February 19, 2011 19:49

SANAA, Yemen  — Yemeni riot police in the capital shot dead an anti-government protester and injured five others on Saturday when they opened fire on thousands marching in the 10th day of unrest rocking the country. The country's leader blamed the unrest on "a foreign plot."

Protesters seeking to oust longtime President Ali Abdullah Saleh began marching from the University of Sanaa to the Ministry of Justice, chanting: "The people want the fall of the regime."


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