Ten people, including an Indian, were killed when a car bomb exploded outside the US embassy in Sanaa, the capital of Yemen. Six of those killed were Yemeni guards, while four, including the Indian, were civilians. Some mdeia reports put the death toll at 16.
Eyewitnessesand sources said the embassy was targeted by a car bomb and then by rocket fire. Several nearby homes were badly damaged by the blasts, sources said.
Yemenis the ancestral homeland of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.