Update October 6, 2015

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Blasts hit Aden hotel used by Yemeni PM

Sumel Sarker

Aden

Blasts hit Aden hotel used by Yemeni PM

6 October 2015, Nirapad News: A hotel in Yemen’s second city of Aden which Khaled Bahah, the prime minister and vice president, and members of the government are using as a base has been hit by several blasts.

Government officials said Bahah was not hurt in Tuesday morning’s attack, but there were other casualties, reports Al Jazeera.

It was not clear whether the casualties included members of government.

Residents told the media that unidentified assailants had fired missiles at al-Qasr Hotel.

One missile appeared to have been fired at the hotel’s gate, they said.

A second missile landed nearby, while a third landed in Aden’s Buraiqah district, residents said.

Some reports spoke of rocket-propelled grenades being used.

Media reports said smoke rising from the hotel, which is located in Aden’s western suburbs.

Ambulances and civil defense forces were on the scene, witnesses said, adding that the rockets hit the entrance of al-Qasr Hotel.

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