Yemen police kill 3 as protests escalate

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19 Apr 2011 22:17

  • Three protesters die in clashes in Sanaa, Taiz

  • Saleh orders investigation over clashes, blames opposition

  • Protests escalate as crisis over president continues

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By Mohammed Ghobari and Khaled al-Mahdy

SANAA, Yemen, April 19 (Reuters) - Yemeni police opened fire on protesters in Sanaa and Taiz on Tuesday, killing at least three people, as protesters tried to escalate their campaign to end President Ali Abdullah Saleh's 32-year rule.

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