4 dead in car bombing in Yemen; ISIS claims responsibility

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Sanaa, July 21: At least four people were killed and eight including children injured in a car bombing in Yemen capital, media reported on Tuesday.

The car bombing claimed by Islamic State (ISIS) was carried out near a Shiite mosque in the rebel-controlled Yemeni capital Sanaa on Monday evening.

ISIS car bombing kills 4 in Yemen

ISIS has carried out a string of deadly attacks against Shiite targets in Yemen since March.

According to media reports, 11 fighters of Shiite rebels were also killed in another attacks in Sanaa overnight.

It's the fifth car bomb attack against the Shiite Houthi group since June in Sanaa by the ISIS.

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The Shiite Houthi group seized the capital Sanaa by force in September 2014 and forced President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to flee to Saudi Arabia in late March.

The security situation in Yemen has deteriorated since 2011 when mass protests forced former President Ali Abdullash Saleh to step down.

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