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Escalating bloodshed in Yemen's three-month-old revolt

Ahmed Jadallah / Reuters

An anti-government protester demanding the ouster of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh helps a fellow protester who was wounded during clashes with police in Sanaa on Wednesday, May 11.

Yemen Lens / AP

A Yemeni army soldier gestures to anti-government protestors attending a rally demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Taiz, Yemen on Wednesday. Yemeni security forces, including snipers, opened fire on thousands of anti-government protesters marching to the Cabinet building.

Hani Mohammed / AP

A wounded anti-government protester is brought to a field hospital during clashes with Yemeni security forces in Sanaa on Wednesday. Yemeni security forces, including snipers, opened fire on thousands of anti-government protesters marching to the Cabinet building on Wednesday.

Yahya Arhab / EPA

Yemeni anti-government protesters shout slogans during a demonstration demanding the ousting of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa on Wednesday. According to media sources, protesters Wedneday seized various government offices, including a police station, in the southern Yemeni city of Taiz, reported a witness as anti-government protests continue in the country.

Khaled Abdullah / Reuters

A boy jumps over a burning tyre during a demonstration demanding the ouster of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh in the southern city of Taiz on Wednesday.

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