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Protesters storm U.S. embassy in Yemen
 
Protesters chant outside the U.S. embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, on Sept. 13: Hundreds of demonstrators stormed the embassy in protest of an anti-Islam film clip.
Protesters chant outside the U.S. embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, on Sept. 13: Hundreds of demonstrators stormed the embassy in protest of an anti-Islam film clip.
REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi 

Protesters enraged by an anti-Islam film stormed the U.S. Embassy in Yemen on Thursday. Hundreds of rioters yelled "death to America" as they reached the compound grounds and breached security, though they were not able to enter the main offices. Protesters took down the U.S. flag and replaced it with a banner declaring "There is no God but Allah." Outside the grounds, the demonstrators took down the embassy's sign, set tires on fire, and threw rocks at the compound. The attack comes the same week that protesters swarmed the U.S. embassies in Libya and Egypt, resulting in America's ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens' death.

 

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