A boy walks past a house damaged during recent clashes between Salafis and Shi'ites in Dammaj of the northwestern Yemeni province of Saada January 14, 2014. (REUTERS)
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A bomb killed nine people in southern Yemen Wednesday, a local official said, and tribal sources in the north said 15 more died in clashes between Shiite Muslim fighters and Sunnis loyal to an Islamist party.Yemen has been buffeted by violence mainly involving Sunni Muslim militants from Al-Qaeda in the south and Shiite tribesmen and rival Sunni Islamists in the north since mass protests in 2011 forced long-serving President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down.The official said three bomb disposal experts, two local residents and four members of security forces died in the explosion, which Al-Qaeda had claimed.
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