At least 60 dead in Yemen army camp suicide attack, ISIS claims responsibility


At least 60 people were killed in a suicide car bomb attack on an army training camp in Yemen’s second city of Aden on Monday, security officials said in a new toll.

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a local militia compound in the southern Yemeni city of Aden on Monday, and said the attack killed about 60 new recruits, according to the group’s Amaq news agency.

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Medics from Al-Wali hospital in Aden said that dozens of those wounded in the morning attack who were hospitalised had succumbed to their wounds.

A security official gave an initial figure of 11 dead in the car bombing, which struck a gathering of Yemeni army recruits at the camp.