03 Apr '11, 12pm

At least 250 injured as Yemen police disperse protest via @cmswire

Police continued to fire as security forces pushed back demonstrators to a square where they have been holding a sit-in as part of nationwide protests demanding that President Ali Abdullah Saleh step down. -- PHOTO: REUTERS SANAA - YEMEN police fired tear gas and live bullets at protesters holding an anti-regime demonstration in the city of Taez on Sunday, injuring at least 250, witnesses said. 'Between 250 and 300 protesters were injured, some with live bullets, as police opened fire to disperse a protest heading to the governorate headquarters,' in the city that lies 200km south of the capital Sanaa, a witness said. Police continued to fire as security forces pushed back demonstrators to a square where they have been holding a sit-in as part of nationwide protests demanding that President Ali Abdullah Saleh step down, witnesses said. A member of parliament who did not wa...

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