Yemen , MOD attack
A car bomb exploded Thursday morning at the headquarters of the Ministry of Defence in the Yemeni capital , Sana’a , causing 20 deaths and 37 wounded .
The news have announced local authorities . Smoke is seen to rise government complex in the Bab al Jaman , at the entrance to the old town .
Meanwhile , witnesses have told the international media that they heard gunshots and sirens of an ambulance headed to the scene .
Yemeni security forces are fighting against regional rebels and al Qaeda militants , while trying to control the factions in the army .
“The attack occurred just moments after the start of working hours in the ministry , when a suicidal gunman took his car to enter the ministry ,” said a spokesman for the news agency ” Reuters ” .
” The explosion was very powerful , the whole area was shaken because of his cloud of smoke rose from the building ,” said a witness while being for the agency ” Reuters ” .
Authorities also said a second car followed the first , with its occupants opened fire on the government building . The incident comes after a series of attacks on officials made by militants who allegedly belong to a branch of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula .
The country is going through a difficult transition since President Ali Abdullah Saleh was forced to resign in 2011 .
Source : Top Channel