Blast kills 5 demining experts in Yemen: security source

An explosion killed five demining specialists in Yemen's central province of Marib on Sunday (January 20th), AFP reported.

A pro-government security official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the five were foreign experts working on the Saudi-backed Masam landmine clearance project.

The official said the blast occurred as landmines were being transported to be destroyed.

A medic at a Marib hospital confirmed five bodies were brought to the hospital, adding that a number of other people were injured in the incident.

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