20 Yemenis Killed in Bombings at Mosque in Capital

SANA, Yemen — A suicide bomber and a subsequent car bomb killed at least 20 people on Wednesday at a mosque here in Yemen’s rebel-held capital amid the country’s raging civil war, officials said.

The suicide bomber struck inside the mosque in Sana during the evening call to prayers, while the car bomb exploded outside an entrance, the authorities said. Medical officials said that wounded people were undergoing surgery at several hospitals and that the death toll could rise.

Witnesses said the car bomb detonated while people were carrying out the wounded from the mosque, which is frequented by both Sunni and Shiite Muslims.

  • BillyHW

    Pakistan obviously resting on its laurels for worst country in the world for today honours.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    The blast caused the Shiites to hit the fan. (There’s that bad pun again.)

  • Hard Little Machine

    It could be a wedding or just about anything when something explodes and 20 people die.