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Car bomb detonated near Aden airport

March 14, 2012 at 10:52 AM   |   Comments

ADEN, Yemen, March 14 (UPI) -- An explosives-filled vehicle was detonated near the Aden, Yemen, airport, killing the driver and wounding scores of others Wednesday, security officials said.

News of the explosion followed reports that al-Qaida would target the port city's airport, Bikyamasr.com reported.

It wasn't known which al-Qaida-linked militant group was behind the blast, Bikyamasr.com said.

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