03 Jun '11, 9pm

Yemen president wounded in palace attack but 'well'

Yemen president wounded in palace attack but 'well'

SANAA - Yemen's embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh was wounded on Friday when dissidents shelled a mosque in the presidential compound, as Yemen teetered towards civil war and Washington urged a peaceful transition of power. A leader of the ruling General People's Congress (GPC) party told AFP that Saleh was "lightly wounded in the back of his head." In an audio statement broadcast late Friday on state television, Saleh who was being treated at the defence ministry hospital in Sanaa said, "I am well, in good health," and added that the bombardment had killed seven people. Earlier, three officers of the elite Republican Guard were reported to have been killed. Prime Minister Ali Mohammed Mujawar also suffered burns to his face, while a source close to the presidency said deputy premier General Rashad al-Alimi was "critically wounded." Officials said the wounded also inc...

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