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Anti-government protestors, shout slogans during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa, Yemen, Wednesday, June 22, 2011. Security officials say 57 militants, mostly from al-Qaida, have escaped from a prison in southern Yemen. They say the 57 were among 62 inmates from the Mukalla jail in the Hadarmout province who escaped Wednesday through an underground tunnel. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

Anti-government protestors, shout slogans during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa, Yemen, Wednesday, June 22, 2011. Security officials say 57 militants, mostly from al-Qaida, have escaped from a prison in southern Yemen. They say the 57 were among 62 inmates from the Mukalla jail in the Hadarmout province who escaped Wednesday through an underground tunnel. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

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