One killed, five injured in Yemen mosque blast

Other News Materials 29 August 2008 19:47 (UTC +04:00)

A powerful explosion rattled a mosque in north-western Yemen on Friday, killing a worshipper and injuring five others, witnesses said, dpa reported.

Witnesses told Deutsche Presse-Agentur dpa that the blast took place after the weekly prayers in a village mosque in the Mahabesha district of the north-western province of Hajja.

It was not immediately clear what caused the explosion.