12 killed in suicide attack on Yemen Shiite rebels

A suicide attacker drove his bomb-laden vehicle into a post held by Shiite Zaidi rebels in Yemen's northern Al-Jawf province, killing 12 people on Friday, a tribal chief and witnesses said.

world Updated: May 26, 2012 09:03 IST
AFP

A suicide attacker drove his bomb-laden vehicle into a post held by Shiite Zaidi rebels in Yemen's northern Al-Jawf province, killing 12 people on Friday, a tribal chief and witnesses said.

"Twelve people were killed in a suicide attack using a bomb-laden car that stormed a post held by Huthis (Zaidis) in Al-Jawf," the tribal chief said.

Witnesses confirmed that a car stormed a school in the town of Hazm in Al-Jawf, which the rebels have turned into a base.

First Published: May 25, 2012 20:25 IST