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Nearly 50 killed, 200 wounded in Yemen mosque bombings

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 00:42

Four suicide bombers blow themselves up in two mosques in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, leaving at least 46 dead and 200 wounded. Mana Rabiee reports.

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EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: THIS EDIT CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES At least 46 people were reported killed and some 200 wounded ... when four suicide bombers blew themselves up in two mosques in Sanaa during Friday prayers, Emergency crews in the Yemeni capital scrambled to remove the dead and injured. Witnesses say it was a chaotic scene. By-standers pitched in to help remove the bodies .... where moments earlier the faithful worshipped in quiet prayer. Both mosques are mainly used by supporters of the Shi'ite Muslim Houthi group. The group has seized control of the government, sending Yemen into political turmoil, which is now apparently spiraling into sectarian violence.

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Nearly 50 killed, 200 wounded in Yemen mosque bombings

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 00:42