Sunday, June 5, 2011

Saleh receives medical attention after being injured in Saudi

Yemeni Vice President, Abed Rabbo Mansur Hadi, since yesterday took over the responsibilities of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who came to Saudi Arabia met after being wounded by bombing the presidential palace that left seven dead. The Yemeni Constitution provides that the vice president must lead the country during the absence of the Head of State, however, a Yemeni source denied that Saleh is out of power.

"President Saleh came to Riyadh to receive medical attention, but will return to Yemen" said another Saudi. According to an official with the regime, Saleh has only "burns and scratches on his face and chest." Prime Minister Ali Mujawar and four other leaders, also wounded in the bombing, had been transferred to Saudi Arabia for treatment.

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