Tens of thousands protest after president resigns in Yemen

January 24, 2015 10:33 AM

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Tens of thousands of people are protesting in Yemen against the Shiite rebels who hold the capital amid a power vacuum in the country.

Some 20,000 marched Saturday across the capital, Sanaa, where demonstrators converged on the house of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who resigned Thursday along with his Cabinet. Some scuffles broke out involving knives and batons.

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