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Yemeni governor stabbed during protest riot

Posted by on March 14, 2011 0 Comment

Sana’a, March 14 (IANS) The governor of Yemen’s northeast Marib province was stabbed in the chest Monday while trying to break up an anti-government riot Monday, Xinhua quoted a local security official as saying.

The official, requesting anonymity, said Governor Naji bin Ali al-Zaidi was stabbed several times in his chest by protesters in front of the government office in Marib city, the provincial capital.

There was no immediate word on his medical condition.

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