Thursday, 11 March 2010

Two killed and ten injured in clashes in the south of Yemen

By Ashwaq Arrabyee

Two people were killed and ten others were injured including 6 soldiers in clashes between security forces and separatists in Al Dhale and Lahj, south of Yemen, local sources said Thursday.

A man was killed and two others wounded in a clash between security forces and some separatists who were trying to raise separation flags on a government building the district of Tur Al Baha, in Lahj province, local source said.

Another person was killed and 8 others injured including six soldiers when protest demonstration calling for disunity sparked into clashes with the security forces in Al Dhale province.

Southern Movement, which calls for separation of the southern Yemen from the north, is reportedly organizing protest demonstration every Thursday.

Earlier this week, the President Al Abdullah Saleh called to hold talks with southern separatists and hear their grievances. He also said the separatist flag would "burn in the days and weeks ahead."

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