Explosion near Yemen's Aden airport kills 12, injures 38

TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) – According to the latest reports, at least 12 civilians have been killed in a blast near the airport of Aden in southern Yemen on Saturday.

An explosion near the entrance to the international airport of Yemen’s southern port city of Aden has killed at least 12 people. 

A senior military official said more than 38 people had been injured in the blast.

An airport official said a small truck blew up at an outer gate to the airport on Saturday, while security sources said the vehicle was carrying petroleum products. The blast was strong and was heard across the city. Nearby residents’ windows were smashed, Al-Jazeera reported.

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