Blast at Yemen’s Aden airport as new Cabinet members land

A large explosion strikes the airport in the southern Yemeni city of Aden as a plane carrying the newly formed cabinet landed there, security officials say.

The source of the blast is not immediately clear. There are no reports of casualties among the government delegation but officials at the scene say they have seen bodies lying on the tarmac and elsewhere at the airport.

Images shared on social media from the scene show rubble and broken glass strewn about near the airport building and at least two lifeless bodies, one of them charred, lying on the ground. In another image, a man tries to help another man whose clothes were torn to get up from the ground.

— AP