More than 130 dead in blasts at Shiite mosques in Yemen

March 20, 2015 6:19 PM

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More than 130 dead in blasts at Shiite mosques in Yemen

Suicide bombers killed more than 130 worshipers in two Shiite mosques in Yemen's capital Friday, one of the deadliest attacks in the war-torn nation's history.

The bombings could trigger new sectarian violence in the mostly Sunni nation under assault from Shiite rebels known as the Houthis.

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