UK envoy escapes suicide bombing in Yemen

British ambassador is unharmed

A suicide bomber in Sanaa, Yemen, today attacked a convoy of vehicles carrying the British ambassador, Tim Torlot, who escaped unscathed. No group has claimed responsibility, but British officials suspect al-Qaeda. The terrorist group has been increasingly active in the country. Two Yemeni security officials and a bystander were wounded. The bomber, a young man wearing a school uniform, died in the explosion.

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