Smoke rises from the Defence Ministrys compound after an attack, in Sanaa
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Twenty dead in attacks on Yemen defence ministry

A series of attacks at Yemen's defence ministry have left at least 20 people dead and 37 injured, officials say.

A suicide car bomb blew up at the gates of the complex in Sanaa's Bab al-Yaman district, at the entrance to the old city, and a gunbattle followed with suspected militants inside.

Officials said the situation was under control and most of the gunmen dead.

Shaimaa Khalil reports.

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