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Yemen separatists capture Aden

Smoke billows from a car parts store hit by shells during the conflict in the port city of Aden. Southern Yemeni separatists took control of the port city of Aden after two days of fighting, residents said on Tuesday, confining the internationally recognized government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to the presidential palace.

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Smoke billows from a car parts store hit by shells during the conflict in the port city of Aden. Southern Yemeni separatists took control of the port city of Aden after two days of fighting, residents said on Tuesday, confining the internationally...more

Smoke billows from a car parts store hit by shells during the conflict in the port city of Aden. Southern Yemeni separatists took control of the port city of Aden after two days of fighting, residents said on Tuesday, confining the internationally recognized government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to the presidential palace. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman
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Southern Yemeni separatist fighters flash the V sign as they ride on the back of a truck in Aden. 

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Southern Yemeni separatist fighters flash the V sign as they ride on the back of a truck in Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

Southern Yemeni separatist fighters flash the V sign as they ride on the back of a truck in Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman
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Smoke billows from a car parts store hit by shells during the conflict in the port city of Aden. 

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Smoke billows from a car parts store hit by shells during the conflict in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

Smoke billows from a car parts store hit by shells during the conflict in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman
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Supporters of southern Yemeni separatists take part in an anti-government protest in Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

Supporters of southern Yemeni separatists take part in an anti-government protest in Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

Supporters of southern Yemeni separatists take part in an anti-government protest in Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman
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Muneer al-Yafee, a southern Yemeni separatist leader (C) walks at the site of an anti-government protest in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

Muneer al-Yafee, a southern Yemeni separatist leader (C) walks at the site of an anti-government protest in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

Muneer al-Yafee, a southern Yemeni separatist leader (C) walks at the site of an anti-government protest in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman
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Southern Yemeni separatists stand by a tank in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

Southern Yemeni separatists stand by a tank in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

Southern Yemeni separatists stand by a tank in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman
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Southern Yemeni separatists ride on the back of a truck as they enter a pro-government military barracks in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

Southern Yemeni separatists ride on the back of a truck as they enter a pro-government military barracks in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

Southern Yemeni separatists ride on the back of a truck as they enter a pro-government military barracks in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman
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A man stands outside a car parts store hit by shells during the conflict in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

A man stands outside a car parts store hit by shells during the conflict in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

A man stands outside a car parts store hit by shells during the conflict in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman
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Southern Yemeni separatists stand at the gate of a pro-government military barracks, with a poster of Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

Southern Yemeni separatists stand at the gate of a pro-government military barracks, with a poster of Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

Southern Yemeni separatists stand at the gate of a pro-government military barracks, with a poster of Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman
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Supporters of southern Yemeni separatists take part in an anti-government protest in Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

Supporters of southern Yemeni separatists take part in an anti-government protest in Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

Supporters of southern Yemeni separatists take part in an anti-government protest in Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman
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A southern Yemeni separatist fighter waves his rifle at the site of an anti-government protest in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

A southern Yemeni separatist fighter waves his rifle at the site of an anti-government protest in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

A southern Yemeni separatist fighter waves his rifle at the site of an anti-government protest in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman
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Southern Yemeni separatist fighters ride on the back of a patrol truck in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

Southern Yemeni separatist fighters ride on the back of a patrol truck in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

Southern Yemeni separatist fighters ride on the back of a patrol truck in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman
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A southern Yemeni separatist waves the flag of former South Yemen as he stands on a tank in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

A southern Yemeni separatist waves the flag of former South Yemen as he stands on a tank in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

A southern Yemeni separatist waves the flag of former South Yemen as he stands on a tank in the port city of Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman
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Supporters of the southern Yemeni separatists demonstrate against the government in Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

Supporters of the southern Yemeni separatists demonstrate against the government in Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

Supporters of the southern Yemeni separatists demonstrate against the government in Aden. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman
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