Two anti-government protesters are killed in Yemen

April 25, 2011 15:17

SANAA - Two Yemeni anti-government protesters were killed in separate clashes on Monday, including one shot dead in Ibb after plainclothes security men opened fire to halt a protest march, medical sources said.

A further 30 demonstrators were wounded in Ibb, eight by bullets and the rest by stones and batons, the sources told Reuters. A second protester was killed in the province of al-Baida in southern Yemen.

In Taiz, 250 people were treated for inhaling tear gas and 50 were wounded -- 25 by bullets and 25 by stones, medical sources said.

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