Hundreds of angry demonstrators have on Tuesday broke into the Maasheeq presidential palace in Aden city, south of Yemen, local sources said.
The sources affirmed the protesters stormed the Palace amid popular anger over the lack of services, difficult living conditions and collapsing the local currency.
They chanted slogans against the Saudi-led coalition and the Southern Transitional Council (STC) militias , which has controlled the city since the Saudi-exiled Hadi government” was expelled in August 2019.
The protesters blocked all roads leading Maasheeq Palace in the Crater area, setting fir on tires, in protest against the deteriorating living situation and basic services in the city.
According to the sources, the STC militia fired at the protesters near the National Bank.
In the same context, the sources confirmed that the STC militias kidnapped six citizens after storming their homes in Kritar district and took them to the prisons on charges of participating in the protests that took place in the area during the past hours.
The sources declared that the protesters continued their demonstrations since the morning.