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|December 2016 Aden suicide bombings|
Part of the Aden unrest and the|
Yemeni Civil War (2015–present)
Location of Aden Governorate in Yemen.
|Location||Al Solban military camp, Aden, Aden Governorate, Yemen|
|Date||10 and 18 December 2016|
Total: 102+ |
Total: 93+ |
|Perpetrators||Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – Yemen Province|
The December 2016 Aden suicide bombings were terrorist attcks which occurred on 10 December and 18 December 2016 targeted on Yemeni soldiers in Aden, the responsibility of bombing was claimed by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group, claimed responsibility for the attack, according to Amaq news agency. The suicide bombing occurred in a gathering of soldiers who were to receive their salaries on 10 December 2016. The blasts took place at same military base camps on 18 December 2016.
At least 48 Yemeni soldiers were killed and another 29 were injured in a suicide bombing attack in Aden on 10 December. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Yemen claimed responsibility for the attack.
A second, similar, suicide bombing occurred eight days later on 18 December. At least 52 soldiers were killed and more than 60 others were injured. The suicide bomber was identified as Abu Hashim al-Radfani who had detonated the explosive vest amid gathering of soldiers. The statement was claimed and posted via Amaq news agency. The agency had posted pictures of the attack, and one showing young man wearing a white vest standing next to the black and white Islamic State flag.