Clashes in Yemen protest wound at least 120: medic

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Posted: Mar 21, 2011 11:10 AM
Clashes in Yemen protest wound at least 120: medic

SANAA (Reuters) - At least 120 were wounded as police and government loyalists tried to break up a rally in western Yemen demanding an end to President Ali Abdullah Saleh's 32-year rule, a doctor said on Wednesday.

"They attacked the protesters and wounded around 120 people," a doctor treating protesters in the Red Sea city of Hudaida said. "They were using tear gas, rubber bullets, live fire and daggers."

(Reporting by Mohamed Sudam and Mohammed Ghobari in Sanaa; Writing by Erika Solomon)