Death toll in Yemen suicide bombing rises to 45
SANAA, Yemen - Yemeni officials say the death toll from a suicide bombing in the southern city of Aden has risen to 45.
They say the Saturday bombing in an army base in Aden also wounded 50 people.
They say a suicide bomber detonated a belt of explosives he was wearing near hundreds of soldiers who were standing in line inside the base to collect their salaries.
The officials had earlier put the death toll at 23.
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the media.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, however it bore the hallmarks of al-Qaida in Yemen - believed to be the world's most active branch of the terror group.
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