Death toll in Yemen mosque bombings rises to 20

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A Yemeni man walks past damaged buildings following an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition on Sanaa, August 31, 2015 (AFP Photo/Mohammed Huwais)

A Yemeni man walks past damaged buildings following an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition on Sanaa, August 31, 2015 (AFP Photo/Mohammed Huwais)
A Yemeni man walks past damaged buildings following an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition on Sanaa, August 31, 2015 (AFP Photo/Mohammed Huwais)

Sanaa (AFP) – At least 20 people were killed and 50 wounded Wednesday when two suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque in the Yemeni capital, medics said, raising an earlier toll of eight dead.

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Witnesses said the bombings were carried out by a man wearing an explosive belt and another driving a bomb-laden vehicle and targeted worshippers leaving the mosque in the Jarraf district in northern Sanaa.