Dozens Killed in Suicide Bomb Attacks in Yemen

March 20, 2015 1:00 PM

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Dozens Killed in Suicide Bomb Attacks in Yemen

SAN’A, Yemen—Suicide bombers hit two mosques in Yemen’s capital on Friday, killing dozens of people and injuring scores of others in the latest escalation of a conflict that has grown increasingly deadly in the past 48 hours.

The bombings targeted the Al Badr and Al Hashoosh mosques in San’a as worshipers gathered for midday prayers. At least 77 people, including Murtatha Al Mahathwari, a top Houthi religious leader, were killed in the blasts, according to medical personnel and Houthi officials. The death toll is expecte...

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