Aden: Protests, Heavy Gunfire in front of Presidential Palace

The port city of Aden, southern Yemen, witnessed on Tuesday massive protests of teachers and military personnel in front of Ma’ashiq Palace, headquarter of the Riyadh-formed Presidential Council and the government loyal to Saudi-led coalition.

Local sources reported that the guard of the palace fired heavily in the air to disperse a protest demonstration of teachers demanding the payment of their salaries, coinciding with the entry of a local official to the palace.

This comes in conjunction with a protest vigil organized during the past hours by graduates of military colleges in Russia) the Soviet Union in the past), who work in the navy and coastal defense forces, to demand their rights in promotions and financial allowances.

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