Yemen: 12 dead in blast near Aden airport


At least 12 civilians were killed Saturday in a blast near the airport of Aden, the Yemeni government’s interim capital, a senior security official told AFP.

“Twelve civilians were killed in an explosion” in the vicinity of Aden airport and “there are also serious injuries”, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, adding that the cause of the blast was unknown.

The explosion comes almost three weeks after six people were killed in a car-bomb attack that targeted Aden’s governor, who survived.

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Source: RFI News/AFP – Twitter