Attacks in Yemen

This item appears on page 16 of the February 2014 issue.

In Sanaa, Yemen, at least 52 people were killed and 160 injured on Dec. 5 when suicide bombers in cars attacked the gates of the Defense Ministry headquarters compound, followed by armed gunmen trying to take over the buildings. Government sources stated that of an estimated dozen gunmen, most were killed in the ensuing battle and three were captured. Al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility.