Agence France-PresseDecember 20, 2013 15:32
Two people, including a child, were killed Friday in southern Yemen as protests over the death of a tribal chief in clashes with the army turned violent, medics and witnesses said.
Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Mukalla, in the southeastern province of Hadramawt, and in Aden, to protest the death of Said Ben Habriche earlier this month.
The local tribal chief was among six tribesmen killed on December 2 in fighting that erupted when his bodyguards refused to hand over their weapons to soldiers at a checkpoint. Two soldiers also died.