Car bomb explodes in Yemeni port killing 10

People gather at the site of a car bomb attack in Yemen's southern port city of Aden January 5, 2016. (Reuters)

A car bomb exploded on Sunday outside the home of the director of security for the southern Yemeni port city of Aden, killing 10 people, mostly civilians and wounding 10, Al Arabiya News reported.

They said a bomber wearing an explosives vest blew himself up at the entrance to General Shalal Shaea's house in the Tawahi district of the port city.

Eight civilians and two guards were killed, while the police chief was not hurt, the sources said.

“Eyewitnesses told Aden al-Ghad that the car bomb detonated in the vicinity of the house where (Shelal Ali) Shayyeh lives ... The explosion led to deaths and injuries,” The local Aden al-Ghad newspaper reported.

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