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Two dead in clash between Yemen rival militaries

Clashes between regular army and Republican Guard in Yemen leave two dead

AFP , Tuesday 22 Mar 2011
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Two soldiers died in clashes between Yemen's regular army and the Republican Guard, elite forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in the southeastern city of Mukalla, medics said on Tuesday.

Witnesses said the two forces clashed near a presidential palace in Mukallah late on Monday.

"The bodies of two soldiers, one of a soldier with the army and another of a member of the Republican Guard, were brought in" to a hospital in Mukalla, the medics said.

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