Rival security forces clash in Yemeni capital

Reuters News
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Posted: Apr 13, 2011 2:35 AM

SANAA (Reuters) - Rival Yemeni security forces clashed in the capital Sanaa on Wednesday when forces loyal to a defected army general set up a checkpoint and were attacked by pro-government forces, a source close to anti-government forces said.

"Ten were wounded in an attack on the forces of the first division by forces of the central security police," a source close to the forces of defected army General Ali Mohsen said, adding that the clashes lasted about an hour.

(Reporting by Mohammed Ghobari; Writing by Cynthia Johnston)