2014 Rada' bombings
|2014 Rada' bombings|
|Part of Yemeni Crisis (2011-present)|
Location of Al Bayda' Governorate in Yemen
|Location||Rada' District, Yemen|
|Date||December 16, 2014|
|Car bomb, suicide bombing|
Al-Qaeda militants were targeting Houthi militants. The first bomb struck a gathering point where a group of Houthis were located. The first car was filled with potatoes and had the bombs hidden underneath. The second bomb was intended to hit the home of Abdullah Idris, a Shiite rebel leader. The bomb did not make it far enough and blew up next to a bus that was carrying children home from school. Up to 31 people died altogether from the bombings, including 20 children.
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