Yemen vowed to fight "terrorism" regardless of the sacrifices as Al-Qaeda claimed it was behind a bombing on Monday that saw a soldier blow himself up in the middle of an army battalion, killing 96 troops.
A Yemeni military policeman shows his bloodied gloves as he and colleagues collect evidence at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Sanaa on Monday. A Yemeni soldier packing powerful explosives under his uniform blew himself up in the middle of an army battalion in Sanaa, killing 96 troops and wounding around 300, a military official and medics say.
US President Barack Obama said the United States was very worried about the threat posed by an Al-Qaeda affiliate and pledged to work with the Yemeni government to crack down on Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), blamed for several Yemeni-based attempts to blow up US airliners and cargo planes.
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