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One protester killed, 30 wounded in Yemen

One person was killed and 30 wounded when clashes broke out late on Tuesday when anti-regime protesters staged a fresh demonstration against President Ali Abdullah Saleh's 32-year rule

SANA'A // Police shot dead a protester and wounded 30 others in Taez south of Sana'a overnight, witnesses said yesterday, as world anger over bloodshed in Yemen mounted.

The clashes broke out late on tuesday when anti-regime protesters staged a fresh demonstration against President Ali Abdullah Saleh's 32-year rule, witnesses said.

Tens of thousands yesterday began a march towards the local governorate headquarters in central Taez, witnesses said.

On Monday, yemeni security forces opened fire on a similar rally killing at least 17 people.