OREANDA-NEWS. A powerful explosion occurred at the Aden International Airport in Yemen. According to media reports, this happened at the time of the arrival of the government delegation by airplane from Saudi Arabia. There are dead and wounded.

A strong explosion rang out in the arrivals hall of Aden Airport, when the plane with the ministers of the new government arrived there, there are killed and wounded, but the ministers were on the plane at that time, so they were not injured, a source told RIA Novosti news agency. According to preliminary data, 5 people were killed and 20 were wounded, journalists’ interlocutor added.

According to the Saudi TV channel Al Arabiya, three mortar shells exploded at the airport, and they were followed by gunfire. According to Arab media, there are dozens of people killed and wounded, but government members were not injured.