Suicide attack kills at least 11 at Yemen military checkpoint- officials

by Reuters
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 06:54 GMT

ADEN, Jan 30 (Reuters) - At least 11 people were killed on Tuesday in a suicide car bomb attack on a checkpoint in southeastern Yemen run by local forces backed by the United Arab Emirates, officials and residents said.

Residents said gunmen opened fire on the checkpoint after a suicide bomber drove his booby-trapped car into the checkpoint northeast of Ataq, the capital of the province of Shabwa. They said at least 12 people were killed. (Reporting by Mohammed Mukhashaf; Writing Sami Aboudi; Editing by Paul Tait)

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