63 killed as suicide bombings rock Yemen

63 killed as suicide bombings rock Yemen

SANAA, Yemen: At least 63 persons were killed and several others injured in two suicide bombing incidents in Yemen’s capital Sanaa and the southeastern province of Hadramawt on Thursday.

In the first incident, 43 persons were killed and dozens including children injured when a powerful suicide bomb blast targeted the anti-government protesters in Sanaa´s Al-Tahrir square.

In the other violent incident, a suicide bomber killed 20 Yemeni soldiers in an attack on a checkpoint in Hadramawt province.