Qaeda claims suicide bombing in south Yemen

Qaeda claims suicide bombing in south YemenAl-Qaeda on Friday claimed responsibility for a recent deadly attack on a government building in southern Yemen, which involved a suicide bombing. Al-Qaeda’s Ansar al-Shariah arm in a statement identified the suicide bomber as Abu Amer al-Hadrami, saying he had rammed his explosives-laden car into the gate of the local government building in the provincial capital of Lahj on Monday. The online Al Qaeda statement acknowledged the death of three militants “who controlled the building for three hours” before being killed, in addition to Hadrami.

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