Six killed in Yemen unrest
Sanaa: Six people, including a family of
five, were killed in Yemen despite a relative calm after
deadly clashes between supporters and foes of President Ali
Abdullah Saleh, medics and witnesses said on Tuesday.
The family of five were killed overnight when a rocket
that hit their house in Tunis Street, east of Sanaa`s Change
Square, where protesters demanding Saleh`s ouster have camped
out for several months, the sources told agency.
But northern Sanaa, mainly Al-Hassaba district, remained
relatively calm overnight after it had seen deadly clashes
over past days between tribesmen led by Saleh`s opponent
Sheikh Sadeq Al-Ahmar and dissident troops on one side, and
loyalist tribesmen and security forces on the other.
Scores of protesters were killed Saturday and Sunday when
Saleh`s forces opened fire at demonstrators who ventured out
of the zone protected by the First Armoured Division, led by
dissident General Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar, to areas controlled by
Elsewhere, one protester was killed and seven others
wounded when pro-Saleh elements opened fire at a demonstration
late yesterday in the flashpoint city of Taez, witnesses and
Protest organisers in Sanaa said two demonstrations were
to march out of Change Square again today, aiming to penetrate
areas controlled by Saleh`s security forces, despite fears of
a deadly response.
Eight people were killed and 27 wounded in overnight
street battles on Sunday, according to medics and a tribal
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