Pro­test­ers gunned down

Townsville Bulletin - - World Snapshot -

THIRTY anti-regime pro­test­ers were shot dead and over 100 wounded dur­ing a demon­stra­tion in the Ye­meni cap­i­tal Sanaa yes­ter­day, medics and wit­nesses said. Wit­nesses said pro-regime ‘‘ thugs’’ opened fire on pro­test­ers call­ing for the ouster of Pres­i­dent Ali Ab­dul­lah Saleh from houses close to the square at Sanaa Univer­sity. Thou­sands of peo­ple have camped out in the square, de­mand­ing the de­par­ture of Pres­i­dent Saleh.

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