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

5 December 2013 Last updated at 15:07 GMT

A series of attacks at Yemen's defence ministry have left at least 29 people dead and 70 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.

Shaimaa Khalil reports.