40 sol­diers dead in bomb­ing

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

A sui­cide bomber from the Is­lamic State group killed at least 40 Ye­meni sol­diers in Aden on Sun­day, the lat­est in a string of deadly at­tacks against re­cruits in the coun­try’s sec­ond city. Mil­i­tary of­fi­cials and medics said many oth­ers were wounded in the at­tack that tar­geted a crowd of ser­vice­men who had gath­ered to col­lect their salaries near a base in north­east­ern Aden. “The num­ber of those killed has ex­ceeded 40 with some 50 oth­ers wounded,” Aden health chief, Ab­del Nasser al-Wali, told AFP.

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