Al-Qaida says is behind attack on Iranian ambassador's house

December 3, 2014 17:58

Al-Qaida's branch in Yemen claimed responsibility for a car bomb attack on the Iranian ambassador's house in the capital Sanaa on Wednesday that medics said killed two Yemeni soldiers and a civilian.

Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula wrote on a Twitter account it has repeatedly used in the past that it had parked an explosives-laden car by the house in the city's diplomatic quarter, killing several Iranian employees and local guards.Yemeni security sources described the bombing as a suicide attack and said the ambassador and Iranian staff were unharmed.

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