At least 137 people killed and 345 injured as three blasts target two mosques in central Sanaa.

SHAFAQNA – According to Aljazeera ” Suicide bombers have attacked two mosques in the Yemeni capital during the rush for Friday prayers, killing 90 people and injuring 280 others, Three blasts were heard in two central mosques used by Houthi Shia Muslims, sources said.”  where as Press TV said ” Death toll from attacks on #Shia #mosques in #Sanaa rises to 137; 345 others injured. A report on the Houthi-funded Al-Masirah TV channel said the bombers attacked the Badr and al-Hashoosh mosques during midday prayers on Friday. According to witnesses, one of the suicide bombers detonated his explosives inside the Badr mosque, causing panic as dozens of worshippers rushed toward the outside gates. A second bomber then attacked amid the panicked crowds trying to escape. Report added ”  The Imam of the mosque and leading Houthi religious leader, Al-Murtada bin Zayd al-Muhatwari was killed in the attack, a medical source said. Senior Houthi leaders Taha al-Mutawakkil and Khalid Madani were also seriously wounded.”

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