2015 Sana'a mosque bombings

four suicide attacks on 20 March 2015 in Sana'a, Yemen

The 2015 Sana'a mosque bombings were a series of four suicide bombings. They happened during midday prayers on March 20, 2015 in Sana'a, Yemen, killing 142 people.[1] It left 357 people injured.[2] The mosques were mainly attended by Houthis supporters.[1] The Houthis are the ruling faction in Sana'a.[3] Islamic State later claimed that they were behind the bombings.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Death toll hits 142 from attacks in Yemen mosques". Albawaba News. March 20, 2015. Retrieved March 21, 2015.
  2. Al-Haj, Ahmed (March 21, 2015). "3 suicide bombings target Shiite rebel mosques in Yemen". Yahoo News. Archived from the original on March 20, 2015. Retrieved March 21, 2015.
  3. "Yemen's Houthis form own government in Sanaa". Al Jazeera Media Network. Retrieved March 21, 2015.
  4. "Yemen crisis: Islamic State claims Sanaa mosque attacks". BBC. March 21, 2015. Retrieved March 21, 2015.