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In Pictures: Yemen suicide bombings kill over a hundred

A selection of images from Friday's suicide bomber attacks on mosques in the Yemen capital, Sanaa.

Image copyright Hani Mohammed / AP
Image caption More than 100 people were killed and hundreds injured following attacks on two mosques
Image copyright Khaled Abdullah / REUTERS
Image caption One attacker detonated his explosives inside one mosque, while a second waited outside as survivors attempted to escape
Image copyright YAHYA ARHAB / EPA
Image caption More than 260 are said to be wounded, hospitals have urgently appealed for blood donations
Image copyright MOHAMMED HUWAIS / AFP
Image caption "An earthquake where I felt the ground split and swallow everyone", one witness said
Image copyright MOHAMED AL-SAYAGHI / reuters
Image caption The bombers struck during Friday prayers, when the mosques were packed with worshippers
Image copyright Hani Mohammed / AP
Image caption The mosques were used mainly by supporters of the Zaidi Shia-led Houthi rebel movement, which controls Sanaa
Image copyright YAHYA ARHAB / EPA
Image caption Islamic State (IS) say they were behind the attacks - if true, it would be the first attack by the militants in Yemen

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