3 high military commanders join Yemen's opposition | latimes.com

(LA TIMES) — Reporting from Cairo— Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s ruling coalition continued to crumble Monday as three top military commanders joined the opposition.

Maj. Gen. Ali Muhsin Saleh cited the killing of more than 50 civilians by government loyalists in a statement recorded for the Al Jazeera television network. He has family ties to the president and is chief of the military’s powerful first brigade.

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