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Mass funeral for 52 people killed in Yemen

Monday, Dec 09, 2013 - 00:43

Dec. 9 - A mass funeral takes place in Sanaa, Yemen, for the 52 people killed in last Thursday's attack on the Yemeni Defence Ministry. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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A mass funeral in Yemen, for the 52 people killed in last week's attack on the defense ministry. An attacker drove a car packed with explosives into the gate of the ministry's compound. Gunmen in another vehicle opened fire on soldiers, as well as doctors and nurses working at the hospital inside. Army Chief of Staff, Ahmed Al-Ashwal: (SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) ARMY CHIEF OF STAFF AHMED AL-ASHWAL, SAYING "We emphasis that we will chase them down wherever they are, and we will take revenge for every martyr that falls in this good land." An al-Qaeda linked group claimed responsibility for the attack which killed 52, and injured 200 people.

Mass funeral for 52 people killed in Yemen

Monday, Dec 09, 2013 - 00:43

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