19 Frightening Photos From The U.S. Embassy Attack In Yemen

Protesters fought their way past two security barriers at the consulate, shattering windows, shaking gates, and destroying anything in their path. Another retaliation to a U.S. filmmaker’s offensive Islam movie.

On Thursday, protesters stormed the U.S. embassy compound in Sanaa, Yemen — the latest incident in a string of demonstrations against a U.S. filmmaker’s offensive movie about Muhammed.

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Authorities say at least 15 people were injured in Yemen, though no deaths were reported. Guards tried to hold protesters off by firing tear gas and gunshots into the air.

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The graffiti reads “Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah!”

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The poster reads, “Anything but our prophet.’

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