Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Yemeni Army deploys in Aden port - 22nd Mar 2011

The Yemeni Army has deployed in the southern port city of Aden as police abandon duties amid growing anti-government protests in the country.

This comes as three soldiers have also been killed in clashes between army troops and Republican Guards in the city of al-Mukalla.

Thousands of protesters across the country have been calling for the ouster of embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh since mid-January.

Dozens have been killed and hundreds more wounded during anti-government protests in crisis-hit Yemen. Source