An anti-government protestor, center, displays his shoes with markings in arabic read, " Leave", during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa,Yemen, Monday, March 28, 2011. Yemen's president, clinging to power despite weeks of protests, scrapped an offer to step down by year's end on Sunday, as Islamic militants taking advantage of the deteriorating security took control of another southern town. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
March 28, 2011 5:35:56 AM PDT
By AHMED AL-HAJ, Associated Press
SANAA, Yemen - March 28, 2011 --
A local resident says multiple explosions have been heard from inside a weapons factory that has been overtaken by Islamic militants in a southern Yemen province.