IS blamed for Yemen care home attack, Pope 'shocked'

Yemeni pro-government fighters gather outside an elderly care home in the southern city of Aden after it was attacked by gunmen on March 4, 2016, killing at least 16 peopleYemeni authorities have blamed the Islamic State group for an attack on an elderly care home run by missionaries that killed 16 people and was condemned by Pope Francis as “diabolical”. Rival jihadist movement Al-Qaeda distanced itself from the mass shooting in the main southern city of Aden, saying it was not responsible. Gunmen stormed the refuge operated by Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity on Friday, killing a Yemeni guard before tying up and shooting 15 other employees, officials said.

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