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January 19, 2015

Clashes in Yemen capital killed at least nine: ministry

Sanaa: At least nine people were killed Monday during clashes between militants and troops near Yemen´s presidential palace in the capital Sanaa, the deputy health minister said.

Civilians were among the 67 people wounded, some of them seriously, in the clashes that ended with a ceasefire later in the day, Nasser Baoum told AFP, adding the dead included fighters from both sides.

A medical source had given an earlier toll of at least two people killed and the health ministry had said 55 were wounded. (AFP)