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Separatists, Yemeni troops clash in south; 2 dead

ADEN, Yemen — A celebration by thousands of Yemenis marking the first anniversary of the country’s presidential election was interrupted by a shootout on Thursday between government forces and disgruntled members of a southern independence movement, officials said.

Two separatists were killed in the clash that began as President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi’s supporters gathered in the main square of the city of Aden on Yemen’s southwest coast to send a message that the central government is in control of southern Yemen after years of lawlessness.

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