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Suicide car bomb hits Iran envoy’s residence in Yemen, three dead

December 3rd, 2014

Rescuers search for survivors at the residence of the Iranian ambassador after a car bomb attack in SanaaBy Yara Bayoumy and Mohammed Ghobari SANAA (Reuters) – A suicide attacker drove a car laden with explosives at the Iranian ambassador's residence in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday, security officials said, killing three people. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which occurred while Iran's envoy was away. But it mirrored past bombings carried out by al Qaeda's Yemen branch, Sunni Muslim jihadists who often targets state institutions and regard Shi'ite Muslims as heretics. …

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