Witnesses say police have opened fire to break up an anti-government protest in Yemen, and security officials say one protester has been critically wounded.
It was not immediately clear whether the police were using live ammunition or rubber bullets.Hat-tip here to Jane Novak's Twitter feed. I know, right? Wherever we might disagree on analysis, she does a great job as an activist for the Yemeni people.
Here's a map of Yemen in case you were wondering where al-Mukalla is. About 3/5 up the southern coast. It is in eastern Yemen, but the often-misleading political shorthand there is "the South".