One Yemeni protester was killed and five were hurt in clashes with government supporters near the capital Sanaa's university campus on Saturday, AFP reported. The death, the first in Sanaa in a week of clashes, came as government supporters, armed with guns, batons and rocks, tried to break into the campus and students responded by hurling stones.
The victim was a the student who was hit by a bullet. Five students were also wounded, one of them seriously, according to medics.
Supporters of President Ali Abdullah Saleh dispersed the protesters and took control of the area around the university campus and surrounding roads, the report said.
On Friday, at least four anti-regime protesters were hurt by supporters of Saleh who attacked the demonstration armed with batons and axes.
Protests continued early Saturday in the main southern city of Aden, where fierce clashes on Friday killed four and wounded 17 people, five of them troops, according to medics and witnesses.
Demonstrations were held in the Aden quarters of Khor Maksar, Al-Mansura, Sheikh Osman and in Dar Saed where security forces detained eight people, as well as in Mualla, the sources said.
In Taez, south of Sanaa, where protests have also been raging for a week, hundreds of anti-regime protesters were attacked with a hand grenade attack Friday leaving one dead and 47 people wounded, according to medics.