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Saleh In Saudi Arabia For Treatment From Wounds

June 06 2011


Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh is being treated in Saudi Arabia for injuries sustained in a rocket strike late last week, say Saudi officials cited by Bloomberg News.

Saleh was wounded Friday when a rocket hit a mosque in his compound, said officials.

Yemeni forces blamed the attack on forces loyal to opposition tribal leader Sadiq al-Ahmar, reported Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.

The president arrived in Riyadh on Sunday for surgery, said officials.

The political...

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