At least 13 soldiers killed in Yemen car bombing

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 20:53

Sanaa: At least 13 soldiers were killed in a suicide car bombing Sunday that targeted the military headquarters in Yemen, an official said.

The attack occurred in the afternoon when a suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden car at the military headquarters in the coastal city of Mukalla, Hadramout`s provincial capital, the official told Xinhua.
"The soldiers were unable to stop the car from dashing toward the main gate," the official added.
A number of police and civilian vehicles were damaged in the explosion. A senior police officer was also among the dead.

IANS

First Published: Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 20:53

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