Al-Qaeda claims deadly car blasts at Yemen army base

December 9, 2014 10:35 PM

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Al-Qaeda claims deadly car blasts at Yemen army base

ADEN: Al-Qaeda claimed responsibility for twin suicide car bombings Tuesday that killed seven soldiers in Yemen, as fresh violence shook the increasingly unstable country where rival militias are battling for control.

The attacks targeted an army headquarters in Yemen’s southeast, a stronghold of Al-Qaeda where two hostages – an American photojournalist and a South African teacher – were killed by militants during a failed rescue attempt Saturday.

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