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2016 Aden car bombing

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Covid-19
Date  25 March 2016
Non-fatal injuries  Dozens
Attack type  Suicide car bombings
2016 Aden car bombing
Location  Aden, Aden Governorate, Yemen
Deaths  17 soldiers, 10 civilians
Perpetrators  Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

At least 27 people were killed in a triple suicide car bomb explosion, that hit roadblocks manned by loyalist forces in Aden, the largest city in southern Yemen, where several jihadist organizations are active. Two car bombs exploded in al-Shaab, west of Aden, and an ambulance exploded near a checkpoint in the center of the city of Mansoura, declared "provisional" capital of Yemen, since its resumption in July 2015 by pro-government forces, after their fight against the Shiite Houthi rebels. The Yemeni branch of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claimed responsibility for the attack.

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