Two Suicide Attacks Targeted Al Muayed Mosque In Sana’a


الأربعاء 2nd, Two Suicide attacks targeted Al Muayed mosque in Al Jiraf neighborhood

north Yemen’s capital resulted in killing and wounding dozens.

A suicide bomber and a subsequent car bomb killed at least 20 people at a mosque in Sanaa.

Medical officials said the suicide bomber blew himself up inside the mosque during the

evening call to prayers, while the car bomb exploded outside an entrance, ” the death toll

may rise with people now in operating rooms in several hospitals”.

Witnesses said the car bomb exploded while people were carrying out the wounded from

inside the mosque, adding to the casualties.

One witness, Hamid Ali, said the explosions left body parts and bloodied floors in the

mosque frequented by both Sunni and Shiite Muslims. Wounded pleaded for help.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the blast in the capital, though an affiliate of

the extremist Islamic State group has carried out similar bombings in Sana’a this year.