Suicide Blast in Yemen’s Aden Kills Four

Yemeni army soldiers patrol a street in Mansoura district of the country’s southern port city of Aden March 30. A suicide blast on Tuesday in Aden has killed at least four people. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman

ADEN, April 12 – A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden belt near a football stadium in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden on Tuesday, killing at least four people, witnesses and a security source said.

Ten people were wounded in the attack, which appeared to target young army recruits waiting for buses outside a military checkpoint in the city’s north, the witnesses and source added.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack but jihadist militants have carried out similar suicide bombings in Aden in the past.

Such groups are not involved in a nationwide truce that started between the main warring parties in Yemen this week.

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