Thursday, 24 September 2015

Breaking News: Suicide Bombers Attack Mosque, 25 Killed

Suicide Bombers Attack Mosque, 25 Killed
 
Twenty-five people have been reported killed with dozens injured at a mosque in Yemen’s capital, after suicide bombers targeting shia worshipers struck on Thursday, September 24.

According to witnesses, the blast took place at the Balili mosque where Houthi Shia rebels who control Sana’a go to pray.

Sources say after the first blast went off inside the mosque, another suicide bomber detonated an explosive belt at the entrance of the mosque, just as worshipers rushed outside.

Witnesses say another suicide bomber detonated an explosive belt just as worshipers rushed out of the mosque.

No group has laid claims to the suicide bomb attack at the Balili mosque where Houthi Shia rebels who control Sanaa go to pray. Photo: AP

ISIL has been involved in a series of bombing in Sanaaa and the targets have been Shia Muslims / Photo: Reuters

Aljazeera reports that there was no immediate claim of responsibility. However, in recent months, Shia Muslims have been targets of a series of bombings in Sanaa.

The attacks have been orchestrated by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group.