Report: 7 killed by Yemeni security forces in Sanaa

October 15, 2011 11:53

SANAA - Yemeni security forces shot dead at least seven people on Saturday while trying to stop tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators from marching towards state offices in the capital Sanaa, medics and witnesses said.

They said dozens of people were also wounded and evacuated by ambulances to a field hospital in Sixty Street, where thousands of opponents of President Ali Abdullah Saleh have been camping for months demanding that he steps down.

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