2015 Sana'a mosque bombings

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The 2015 Sana'a mosque bombings were a series of three suicide attacks that happened during midday prayers on March 20, 2015 in Sana'a, Yemen. In the attack 142 people were killed.[1] It left 357 people injured.[2] The mosques were mainly attended by Houthis supporters.[1] The Houthis are the ruling faction in Sana'a.[3] Islamic State later claimed that they were behind the bombings.[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Death toll hits 142 from attacks in Yemen mosques". Albawaba News. March 20 2015. Retrieved March 21, 2015. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. Al-Haj, Ahmed (21 March 2015). "3 suicide bombings target Shiite rebel mosques in Yemen". Yahoo News. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  3. 6 Feb 2015. "Yemen's Houthis form own government in Sanaa". Al Jazeera Media Network. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  4. "Yemen crisis: Islamic State claims Sanaa mosque attacks". BBC. March 21 2015. Retrieved March 21, 2015. Check date values in: |date= (help)