Journalist among four killed in Yemen Qaeda attack

A member of the Shiite Huthi movement mans a checkpoint in Sanaa on January 3, 2015A bomb explosion in a mainly Shiite Yemeni city on Sunday killed at least four people including a reporter and wounded 25 others, officials said as Al-Qaeda claimed the attack. The bombing targeted a gathering of Shiite Huthi militiamen, also known as Ansarullah, in Dhamar which the group controls, a security official said. Saba, the official news agency, reported that three members of the “popular committees”, a local police force created by the Huthi militia, and a reporter lost their lives in the blast. The journalist was identified as Khaled al-Washli, who worked for the Huthi-owned Al-Masirah television channel.

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