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June 4, 2011 9:25 pm

Yemeni President Wounded in Rebel Attack

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BBC – Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has broadcast a brief audio message, hours after being injured in an attack on his compound in the capital Sanaa. Mr Saleh said he was well and urged the army to confront his tribal opponents, who he blamed for the attack.

The attack came amid huge demonstrations and continuing fighting between government and armed tribes. seven people were killed. The prime minister and the speaker of parliament were among several injured.

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