People inspect the damage to the fence of a polling station, ...
Feb 20th, 2012
(Reuters) - People inspect the damage to the fence of a polling station, which was caused by an explosion, in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden February 20, 2012.An explosion tore through a polling station in the southern Yemeni city of Aden on Monday, followed by gunfire that killed one soldier, a day before a presidential vote to replace Ali Abudllah Saleh. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah (YEMEN - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS CRIME LAW) -
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