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Suicide bombings in Yemen kill at least 50 people

Yemen was the victim of simultaneous suicide bombings on Thursday morning, and the attacks killed at least 50 people, The Associated Press reports.

Yememi security and hospital officials reported that the bombing in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, resulted in at least 30 deaths. The other bombing was in south Yemen in the city of Mukalla.

The attack in central Sanaa included a suicide bomber "targeting a gathering of supporters of the rebel Shiite Houthi movement that recently overran the city," according to AP. In the Mukalla attack, a suicide car bomber crashed his vehicle into a security outpost, resulting in the deaths of at least 20 soldiers.

AP notes that while there has been "no immediate claim of responsibility for either attack," both of the bombings "bore the hallmarks of al-Qaida."