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Death toll in Yemen anti-US protests rises to 4

SANAA: Clashes between police and demonstrators protesting against a film mocking Islam near the US embassy in Sanaa on Thursday killed four people, a security official said.

"Four people were killed and 34 others were wounded in the clashes that lasted from morning until late in the evening" in the area around the US embassy in Sanaa, the official said.

Earlier on Thursday, a security official said that Yemeni police shot dead a protester in confrontations outside the embassy, shortly after ejecting crowds that stormed the mission's compound.

 
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