Aden car bombing: IS claims responsibility
(MENAFN) An intensive car bomb has hit a government building in the southern port of Aden, Yemen, leaving five dead and 12 wounded, according to Yemeni eyewitnesses and officials, was claimed by the Islamic State group (IS).
The witnesses and security officials say the early Wednesday blast totally destroyed the finance ministry building, damaged nearby houses and triggered fires in shops in the area.
Witnesses and officials however, refused to unveil their identities fearing retribution.
Said the Islamic State group's affiliate in Yemen claimed responsibility in an online statement, according to the US-based SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadi websites.
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