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ISIS claims deadly Shia mosque bombing in Yemen capital

AFP , Thursday 24 Sep 2015
al-Balili mosque
Houthi rebels stand inside the al-Balili mosque after two bombings hit the mosque in Yemen's capital Sanaa September 24, 2015 (Reuters)
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The Islamic State jihadist group claimed responsibility for a mosque bombing targeting Shias in Yemen's capital on Thursday that killed at least 25 people.

In an online statement, IS said a suicide bomber had struck "Houthi infidels", in a reference to the Shia rebels who have been in control of the capital for the past year.

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