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Islamic State claims Yemen suicide attack that killed 49 - statement
December 18, 2016 / 11:05 AM / 9 months ago

Islamic State claims Yemen suicide attack that killed 49 - statement

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on Sunday that killed up to 49 Yemeni soldiers in the southern port city of Aden, the group said in a statement.

Islamic State said more than 70 “apostates” were killed in the attack carried out by a suicide bomber it identified as Abu Hashem al-Radfani.

Reporting by Omar Fahmy in Cairo, writing by Sami Aboudi, editing by Elaine Hardcastle

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