Tamil Diplomat

Bomb blast in Yeman kills 37 people

37 people have been killed and 66 others injured by a bomb blast outside a police academy in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa.

Two men were seen getting out of a minibus and walking away shortly before it exploded beside dozens of people queuing to enrol at the academy.

Afterwards, body parts and debris from the bus were strewn across the street.

So far, there has been no claim of responsibility, but an offshoot of al-Qaeda has carried out similar attacks.

Yemen has experienced a wave of violence in recent months, with militants from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) battling Shia Houthi rebels who have taken control of the capital.