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Aden Airport attack death toll rises to 25, over 100 Injured

Cairo: The number of people killed due to the deadly attack on the airport in the southern Yemeni city of Aden has risen to 25, while 110 others have been injured, Yemeni Health Minister Qasem Bihaibuh said on Thursday.

On Wednesday, Aden airport was attacked as a plane carrying newly sworn-in Yemeni cabinet ministers arrived at the airport.

Al Jazeera broadcaster quoted the minister saying

“The death toll from the attack on the Aden airport has risen to 25, 110 people are injured,”

A previous update put the causality figure at about 22 dead and over 50 injured.

Sputnik quoted an unnamed source from Aden saying that the list of the injured people included a deputy minister for communications, an official of the regional government and a director of a local prison.

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