Thursday, September 13, 2012

4 killed as Yemeni police, demonstrators clash at U.S. Embassy

Sanaa, Yemen (CNN) -- Violent clashes outside the U.S. Embassy in Yemen's capital left four protesters dead, Yemeni security officials said Thursday. Twenty-four security force members were reported injured, as were 11 protesters, according to Yemen's Defense Ministry, security officials and eyewitnesses. Protesters and witnesses said one protester was critically injured when police fired on them as they tried to disperse the angry crowd. The protests in Sanaa are the latest to roil the Middle East over the online release of a film produced in the United States that denigrates the Prophet Mohammed. Read More