September 21st, 2011
11:08 AM ET

Deadly Yemen clashes as protester funerals held

Opposition forces mourned their dead Wednesday, as 30 of the 83 protesters medical sources say were killed this week by government forces were buried.

Senior members of the opposition were among more than 500,000 opposition supporters to attend the funerals, witnesses said.

Five more protesters were killed by government forces Wednesday in Change Square in the capital, Sanaa, a medical team in the square said.

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  1. Dribble

    Well, they SAID they were going to protest the funerals...Westboro Baptists of Yemen!

    September 21, 2011 at 11:31 am | Report abuse |
  2. Drivel

    And we're supposed to be surprised...?

    September 21, 2011 at 2:20 pm | Report abuse |
  3. funky bunch

    Sounds like a nice place to go hiking.

    September 21, 2011 at 6:52 pm | Report abuse |
  4. shay5ah

    the media always forget to talk about the Victims of the security men..Řź

    September 22, 2011 at 2:57 pm | Report abuse |