At least 40 soldiers dead in Yemen suicide blast

Yemen18/12/2016 (Ahram Online – Egypt): A suicide bomber killed at least 40 Yemeni soldiers in Aden Sunday, the latest in a string of deadly bomb attacks against recruits in the war-torn country’s second city. Military officials and medics said many others were wounded in the attack that targeted a crowd of servicemen gathered to collect their salaries near a base in northeastern Aden. “The number of those killed has exceeded 40 with some 50 others wounded,” Aden health chief, Abdel Nasser al-Wali, told AFP, adding that the death toll is likely to mount due to “critical cases.” Medics had initially given a toll of 30 dead. The attack was carried out by a suicide bomber who immersed himself among soldiers crowding outside the house of the head of special security forces in Aden, Colonel Nasser Sarea, in Al-Arish district, near Al-Sawlaban base…

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/2/8/253300/World/Region/At-least–soldiers-dead-in-Yemen-suicide-blast.aspx

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