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  10/23/2011, Tishrei 25, 5772

At Least 20 Killed in Yemen Protests

Soldiers in Yemen who have abandoned their posts to join rebels clashed with police on Saturday. At least 20 people were killed in pitched street battles in the country's capital of Sa'ana Saturday in protests against the continued rule of President Abdullah Salah.

At least three civilians were among those killed, sources said.