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Yemen: Rival demos take place in the capital

Tens of thousands of people are attending rival mass rallies in Yemen's capital Sanaa, a week after some 50 people were shot dead at a protest.

Protesters predicted their biggest rally yet to demand the resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

A BBC correspondent, who is not being named for security reasons, said the atmosphere was tense and anxious in the capital.

  • 25 Mar 2011
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