At least seven die in Yemen clashes
At least seven people were killed in Yemen on Wednesday, including four police who clashed with a dissident army unit, military sources and medics told AFP.
"Police attacked an army checkpoint in Amran province," 170 kilometres (105 miles) north of Sanaa late on Tuesday, "killing one officer and wounding two soldiers," a military source conveyed.
In the south of the country, troops on Wednesday shot dead two anti-regime protesters and injured several others the port city of Aden.
The demonstrators, who demanded the removal of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, have called for a general strike Wednesday in Sana'a, Aden and other cities in the country.