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Flights Diverted As Fighting Continues In Capital

June 02 2011


Heavy fighting raged overnight between Yemeni security forces and opposition tribesmen in the capital of Sanaa, reports Al Jazeera (Qatar).

Most of the fighting was reported Wednesday into Thursday in the Hasaba district in the northern part of the city, with at least 15 fatalities, medical officials said.

Flights to the capital's airport were diverted because of the fighting, reported the Daily Telegraph (U.K.).

At least 2,000 fighters have reinforced the Hashed tribal...

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