Suspected jihadists seize airport army HQ in Yemen's Aden

Loyalist forces stand guard on a main road in the Mansoura residential district of Yemen's second city of Aden on March 30, 2016Suspected jihadists seized the army headquarters at Aden airport on Wednesday after killing at least 10 soldiers at the base in Yemen’s second city, home to the country’s Saudi-backed government. Security forces in the southern port city, where Yemen’s government has taken refuge after rebels seized the capital Sanaa, have come under repeated attack from both the Islamic State group and its jihadist rival Al-Qaeda. The assailants, who were wearing military uniforms, penetrated the airport garrison after setting off one car bomb at its entrance then ramming through a second and detonating it inside, another military source said.

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