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Yemen airport explosions; reported deaths and dozens of injured


#At least 26 people lost their lives and several were injured in explosions this wednesday in the #Aden airport, #Yemen.

#Meanwhile, 50 people have been injured after the explosions at the #Aden airport when a plane carrying #Yemen’s new union government #He arrived in the provisional capital of the country at war, indicated a medical source.

The explosions reportedly occurred after a plane carrying #Yemen’s new union government arrived at the airport from the provisional capital of the country at war.

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#According to international sources they report that There were two explosions when the plane landed and those responsible began to leave the #Yemen airport.

#After explosions, media report several injuries

The events occurred after a plane carrying #Yemen’s new union government arrived in the provisional capital of the warring country. | #Photo: AFP

A security source reported several injuries shortly before after the explosions at #Yemen airport, although none among the ministers present.

#In #Yemen, A poor country devastated by conflict, the new unity government that brings together pro-power and separatist ministers from the south was formed on #December 18 under the impetus of #Saudi #Arabia.

These two sides, which were vying for power in the south of the country, have been allies for six years against the #Houthi rebels, supported by #Iran, who took over much of northern #Yemen, including the capital #Sanaa.

#Yemen authorities describe the event as a “terrorist attack”

#Information #Minister #Muammar al #Iryani on #Twitter accused the #Houthi rebels of having perpetrated this “terrorist attack”. | #Photo: AFP

#He #Information #Minister, #Muammar al-Iryani, accused on #Twitter the #Houthi rebels for having carried out this “terrorist attack”.

#He #Prime #Minister #Main #Said also referred to a “cowardly terrorist act”, but not to mention the #Houthis. “#It will only increase our determination to do our homework,” he tweeted.

The #Houthis, as well as the jihadist groups #Al #Qaeda and the #Islamic #State, they have carried out attacks on the #Yemeni government and its supporters in the past.

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#He UN envoy for #Yemen, #Martin #Griffiths, condemned the explosions that “They killed and wounded several innocent civilians.”

“This unacceptable act of violence is a tragic reminder of the importance of urgently reinstating #Yemen on the road to peace, “he said on #Twitter.

#In recent years, deep divisions have erupted between government supporters and separatists within the same anti-Houthi camp. A military coalition led by #Saudi #Arabia intervenes in #Yemen since 2015.

#Aden #International #Airport, #Yemen

The airport was established on the former RAF #Khormaksar base, which opened in 1917 and closed as an RAF station in 1967. #It later served as a station in the #Soviet #Air #Force during the 1970s and 1980s.

#Is he second largest airport in #Yemen after the #Sana’a #International #Airport.



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https://www.unotv.com/internacional/explosiones-en-aeropuerto-de-yemen-reportan-muertos-y-decenas-de-heridos/

##Yemen #airport #explosions #reported #deaths #dozens #injured

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