Suicide bomber kills at least 50 Yemeni troops in Aden

By REUTERS
December 10, 2016 18:54

A suicide bomber killed at least 50 Yemeni soldiers at a base in the city of Aden, a local security official said, in another major attack claimed by Islamic State on forces allied to a Saudi-led military coalition.


The attacker blew himself up as the troops were waiting to collect their salaries, the government sources added, wounding around 70 others as they lined up to collect salaries at the entrance to the Sawlaban base on the outskirts of the city.


Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack in a message posted online.


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