Four killed in Sanaa protest [Archives:2003/627/Front Page]

March 17 2003

Reuters & Yemen Times Staff
An 11-year-old Yemeni boy plus three more Yemenis were killed on Friday in a shootout between police and anti-war protesters in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, security sources said.

The sources said three policemen and at least two more civilians were hurt in the clash that erupted after police blocked about 3,000 protesters from marching on the U.S. embassy in the Arab state.

Witnesses said the demonstrators set tyres and garbage cans alight while chanting: “Oh youth of Islam