Thursday, February 17, 2011

Protester dies in south Yemen, 8 wounded

(Reuters) - A protester was killed by "random gunfire" as police tried to disperse an anti-government demonstration in southern Yemen, a local official said on Thursday.

"At least one person has been killed and there are eight others that were wounded by random gunfire," said the official who is a member of the municipal council, declining to be named.

(Reporting by Mohammed Mukhashaf; Writing by Erika Solomon; Editing by Amran Abocar)


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