11 Jun '11, 3pm

Yemen's Saleh health 'bad' a week after blast - Straits Times

Yemen's Saleh health 'bad' a week after blast - Straits Times

Yemen's Ali Abdullah Saleh is in poor condition, suffering breathing problems in a Saudi hospital, an informed source said on Saturday, a week after a bomb blast wounded the embattled president. -- PHOTO: AFP SANAA - YEMEN'S Ali Abdullah Saleh is in poor condition, suffering breathing problems in a Saudi hospital, an informed source said on Saturday, a week after a bomb blast wounded the embattled president. Uncertainty over the veteran leader's health came amid fierce fighting between Yemeni troops and suspected Al-Qaeda gunmen in south Yemen where 10 soldiers and 21 militants were killed. 'The information we have says that President Saleh is still in bad condition, mainly as he suffers problems in the lungs and respiration,' the source said. He was flown to Riyadh on June 4 in a Saudi medical aircraft for treatment a day after an explosion ripped through a mosque where h...

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