ISIS claims car bombing near hospital in Yemeni capital

Houthi militants stand guard at the site of Monday’s car bomb attack in Yemen’s capital Sanaa. (File photo: Reuters)

A car bomb exploded near a hospital in Yemen’s in the Houthi-held capital on Wednesday, causing casualties, witnesses said.

The blast went off near Ath-Thawra Hospital in Sanaa, where several attacks claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) jihadist group have targeted the Houthi Shiite militia group.

Four people were killed in the last such attack on July 21, according to a toll provided by the Huthis who control large parts of Yemen.

ISIS bomb attacks targeting several Shiite mosques in the capital on March 21 killed 142 people.


Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:48 - GMT 06:48