Wave of suicide bombings in Yemen

Tribal fighters take position on a street during fighting with Shi’ite rebels on the outskirts of Taiz, Yemen. (Abdulnasser Alseddik, AP)
Tribal fighters take position on a street during fighting with Shi’ite rebels on the outskirts of Taiz, Yemen. (Abdulnasser Alseddik, AP)

Aden - A wave of suicide bombings targeting Yemeni troops killed at least 35 people on Monday in the southeastern city of Mukalla, a former al-Qaeda bastion, a health official said giving a new toll

Twenty-five other people were wounded in the bombings that shook Mukalla, the provincial capital of Hadramawt, at sunset, Hadramawt's health chief Riad al-Jalili told AFP.

A security official had earlier given a toll of 19 killed.

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