UPDATED: Seven Filipino hospital workers, including one doctor, were killed in the attack, as stated by the Philippines’ Department of Foreign Affairs.
The initial reports from the Yemeni news agency had stated that two of the victims were Filipinos, but that figure proved to be incomplete.
NEWS UPDATES TODAY: Raw video suicide bomb blast in Yemen, 52 died — The Yemen Defense ministry releases dramatic CCTV video of attack on its compound targeting a hospital inside the complex, which kills 52 people.
Al Qaeda terrorist attack Yemen Defense Ministry compound in the capital last Thursday, December 5. The attacked killed 52 people and 167 wounded in the country’s worst terrorist attack.
According to the Government sources, among the victims were medical staff, including two German and two Vietnamese doctors, one Indian, and seven Filipinos.
The CCTV video that was released showing the terrorist attacking the hospital in disguise, assuming they were ministry staff going for work, according to report.
The Suicide bomber encounter a group of people with fear, going closely then threw the bomb before running away, bombing explosion is visible.
Witnesses told Reuters, a gunman drove a car and opened fire soldiers and workers at the hospital. The Suicide bomber and gunmen attacked in the morning (December 5) when Ministry staff arriving for work.
Armed forces in United States is in high alert in Yemen after coordinated strikes. CCTV video released by Yemen Defence Ministry which targets hospital inside the complex. AP PHOTO / Watch Video: ITN News