Images: US Embassy in Yemen under siege by Islamic protestors

Protestors angered by an anti-Islam film have stormed the US Embassy compound in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa. The protestors were on the embassy’s grounds but did not enter the building housing the offices.

FP Staff September 13, 2012 16:45:05 IST
Images: US Embassy in Yemen under siege by Islamic protestors
Images US Embassy in Yemen under siege by Islamic protestors

A Yemeni protestor, left, holds a white flag with Islamic inscription in Arabic that reads, "No God but Allah, and Mohammed is his prophet," in front of the U.S. embassy during a protest about a film ridiculing Islam's Prophet Muhammad, in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday.  AP

 

Images US Embassy in Yemen under siege by Islamic protestors

Yemeni protestors break a door of the U.S. Embassy during a protest about a film ridiculing Islam's Prophet Muhammad, in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday. AP

 

Images US Embassy in Yemen under siege by Islamic protestors

Yemeni protesters try to break through the gate of the US embassy in Sanaa during a protest over a film mocking Islam on Thursday. AFP

 

Images US Embassy in Yemen under siege by Islamic protestors

Yemeni protesters try to break the security camera of the US embassy in Sanaa during a protest over a film mocking Islam on Thursday. AFP

 

Images US Embassy in Yemen under siege by Islamic protestors

Yemeni protestors break a widow of the U.S. Embassy during a protest about a film ridiculing Islam's Prophet Muhammad, in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday. AP

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