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Suicide Attacks Kill Dozens In Yemen’s Aden

Reports from Yemen say a pair of deadly suicide bombers in the southern port city of Aden has killed at least 40 people.

Security officials said on May 23 that a suicide car bomb targeted young men queueing up to enlist in the Yemeni army. Another blast shortly afterward hit a nearby army base.

The Islamic State (IS) extremist group claimed responsibility for the attacks.

Al-Qaeda and IS have claimed responsibility for a spate of attacks on government forces who drove Shi'ite Huthi rebels out of Aden in July 2015 with support from a Saudi-led coalition.

Aden is serving as the temporary home of Yemen's government while it seeks to regain control of the capital, Sanaa, from Shi'ite Huthi rebels.

Based on reporting by AP, AFP, and Reuters