Yemeni Defense Ministry Attacked By Suicide Bomber and Gunmen

At least 20 killed


(Reuters)—At least 20 people were killed on Thursday in a car bomb and gun battle at the Yemeni defense ministry compound in the capital Sanaa, sources inside the complex said, in one of the most serious attacks in the past 18 months.

The defense ministry said the attack targeted the ministry's hospital and most of the gunmen had been killed or wounded.