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Yemen: Fish market blast kills at least 4 people, wounds 30

Yemen: Blast in fish market kills at least 4 people and wounds over 30
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A blast in a fish market in Yemen on Thursday killed at least four people and left dozens injured.
Local police said several suspects had been detained [source: Getty]

At least four people were killed and more than 30 injured at a Yemen fish market when an explosive device planted in a trash can detonated, police in the port city of Aden said on Thursday.

Medical charity Doctors Without Borders said on Twitter that its trauma hospital in Aden received 50 wounded patients, five of whom had died while six were seriously injured.

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The police statement said that several suspects had been detained for questioning, but gave no further details.

Aden is the interim home of the internationally recognised government, which is part of a coalition backed by Saudi Arabia that intervened in Yemen after the Houthi movement ousted the government from the capital, Sanaa, in late 2014.