Yemen: 30 Houthis rebels killed in suicide bombing in Ibb city
At least 30 Houthi rebels have been killed in a suicide bomb attack at a gathering in Ibb city of central Yemen, while fighting in Radaa district has killed at least 34 others.
Wednesday’s large explosion at the cultural centre also wounded the governor of Ibb province, Al Jazeera has learned.
Houthis were gathered to celebrate the anniversary of Prophet Mohammed’s birthday.
No group claimed responsibility for the attack, but Yemen’s powerful local al-Qaeda affiliate - AQAP - has targeted the rebels in the past.