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Yemen: Police clash with protesters 'killing 50'

More than 50 protesters are reported to have been killed in the Yemeni city of Taez, since Sunday, according to a UN human rights officials.

A series of explosions and shooting were heard overnight in the capital, Sanaa, where troops loyal to the president are trying to crush anti-government rallies.

Footage from May 30th showed abandoned streets in the city of Taiz after police reportedly placed the city under lockdown.

The BBC's Lina Sinjab, reports from the capital, Sanaa.

  • 31 May 2011
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