Dec 19, 2016

IS suicide bomb kills 48 soldiers

A suicide bomber has killed at least 48 soldiers and wounded another 84 in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden.

The soldiers were queuing up to receive salaries near al-Sawlaban military base when the attacker struck.

The bomber immersed himself in the crowd of soldiers at the base in al-Arish district, an official said.

So-called Islamic State (IS) said it was behind the attack, similar to one on the same base days ago that killed another 48 soldiers.

(BBC News)