12 Mar '11, 12pm

#Yemen police "kill 2, use poison gas" on protests - 3 doctors describe symptoms #YF

#Yemen police "kill 2, use poison gas" on protests - 3 doctors describe symptoms #YF

SANAA: Yemeni police killed two protesters, including a schoolboy, and used poison gas on protesters as anti-regime demonstrations raged across the country on Saturday, activists and medics said. Security forces fired live rounds and gas in an attack on demonstrators camping at University Square in Sanaa, killing one protester and wounding many more, protest organisers said. More than 30 protesters were shot with live rounds, while hundreds more suffered from injuries including loss of consciousness and spasms from breathing gases, medics said. The dawn assault targeted demonstrators who had breached a concrete police barrier at University Square, where activists have been staging a sit-in for almost three weeks to demand democratic change. It came two days after embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh offered sweeping political reforms and pledged to protect protesters see...

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