Twin suicide bombings kill at least 10 at Houthi-run Yemeni mosque

September 24, 2015 7:50 AM

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SANAA Two suicide bombers killed at least ten people at a mosque run by Yemen's Houthi group on Thursday in the capital Sanaa, where Muslim worshippers were celebrating the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, medics and witnesses said.

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack at al-Balili mosque just outside the Old City of Sanaa, but it appeared to resemble previous bombings by Islamic State that have killed hundreds of Zaydis -- a branch of Shi'ite Islam that the militant group considers to be heretical.

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