At least four Yemenis, including a policeman, have been killed in two days of clashes between police and anti-government protesters.
Another 13 people were wounded in the exchanges of fire on Saturday and Sunday, which followed demonstrations in the south of the nation against the Sanaa government, medics and police said.
In one clash on Sunday in the village of Labouss, in Lahij province, a policeman and demonstrator were killed.
Another protester was killed in Dali, north of the port of Aden, in south Yemen, when police used firearms to disperse the crowd.
« One protester, Tufiq al-Jaadi, died while being operated on in hospital. He was hit by a bullet, » medical sources said of the Dali incident.
In al-Eind village, near Labouss, a third protester was killed in similar circumstances.
Violence also occurred in a hospital when police attempted to arrest a demonstrator, causing injuries to two people.
One demonstrator died in clashes with police on Saturday in the village of Ashehir, in the southeastern Hadramut region.