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Last updated: 10:05:06 PM GMT(+03) Saturday, 24, November, 2012
 
 
Four Die, Nine Injured in Attack on Shiites in Northern Yemen
 
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At least four people were killed and nine others injured in a bomb attack that targeted a ceremony organized by loyalists of the Shiite Houthi Group outside Yemen's capital Sanaa Saturday night, security sources said.

Bombs or other explosives were exploded at Shiites who gathered at the Zahrat Al-Madayen party hall in Al-Geraf district, the sources said, adding an exchange of fire was also heard after the explosions.
Local sources earlier said a suicide attack targeted a group of Shiites while marking the da of Ashura in the district.

The Shiites sadly observe this day on which Al-Hussein bin Ali was killed to commerate his death.
In recent years, the Shiites in northern Yemen have been targeted during their ceremonies with tens killed and injured, sometimes in suicide attacks blamed on Al-Qaeda.

The situation is now tense with many armed people from the Houthi Group and other tribes spreading all over Al-Geraf and shops closed, according to the local sources.

No group has claimed responsibility or has been accused of being behind the attack.

 

 

 

 


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