Yemen presidential guards in gunfight with militants -witnesses

by Reuters
Friday, 9 May 2014 16:20 GMT

SANAA, May 9 (Reuters) - A gunfight broke out between Yemeni presidential palace security guards and militants in the capital Sanaa on Friday, witnesses told Reuters.

Heavy gunfire was heard in the area surrounding the presidential palace, and witnesses said the clashes were ongoing. (Reporting by Mohamed Ghobari; Editing by Amena Bakr and Robin Pomeroy)