Photographs published by witnesses on social media show the wreckage of the vehicle and bloodied bodies on the street. Ambulances took the wounded away from the area.
BREAKING NEWS: At least 40 killed including 15 children in Sanaa Yemen as bomb explodes near police academy.pic. twitter. com / b1a8TRvFwX— JL News Alert(@ JLNewsAlert)January 7,2015
No one has claimed responsibility for the attack yet. SinceAl - Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula(AQAP)has been recentlyvery active in Yemenby staging a great number of terror attacks, it is presumed that the terrorist group is responsible for the explosion. Neighboring nations are concerned of AQAP gaining power to expand its terror attacks outside Yemen. The country has been increasingly in danger of terrorist organisations since the 2011 popularuprising that ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh.READ MORE:Yemen on alert over received tips of al - Qaeda plots
Dozens of high school graduates killed&injured by car bombing at gate of police academy Sanaa Yemen now.pic. twitter. com / XroO82tJgM— Nasser Arrabyee(@ narrabyee)January 7,2015