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Yemen: Islamic State Claims Another Large Attack

MIN READNov 14, 2017 | 23:03 GMT

(Stratfor)

Within hours of a Nov. 14 bombing in Yemen, the country's Islamic State affiliate took credit, marking the second major attack it has claimed there in as many weeks and demonstrating an increasing military capability in the war-torn country. In the latest attack, a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated at the headquarters of the Security Belt in Aden's al-Mansoura district, killing at least six people and injuring dozens more. The Islamic State claimed the attack through the Amaq news agency, its propaganda wing, which released an image of the bomber. On Nov. 5, the Islamic State claimed a combined suicide bombing and armed assault that targeted the same security force....

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