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Dozens killed or injured in bombings at mosque in Yemen

Dozens killed or injured in bombings at mosque in Yemen

A suicide bombing in a Shiite Muslim mosque and a car bomb blast outside killed at least 35 people in Yemen’s capital and injured more than 100 on Wednesday, officials said, and Sunni Muslim Islamic State militants claimed responsibility. The carnage came amid the continuing campaign of airstrikes by a Saudi-led military coalition, now in its sixth month. Bombardment and ground clashes have killed more than 4,500 people, about half of them thought to be civilians. Sana, Yemen’s capital, remains under the control of Shiite-rooted Houthi rebels, although the Saudi-led coalition has managed to wrest some territory from the insurgents in recent weeks. Wednesday’s...

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