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Suicide bomber strikes Yemen town

Defence ministry says several people killed after suicide attacker targets market in Saada in north of country.

Last Modified: 19 Jun 2013 07:40
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Several people have been killed and wounded in Yemen's northern Saada town when a suicide bomber riding a motorbike blew himself up in a busy market, a defence ministry statement said.

No further details were immediately available on the incident on Wednesday.

Saada, near the Saudi border and about 130km north of the capital Sanaa, has been under the control of
Shia Houthi rebels for several years.


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