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At least 3 killed in Yemen as Shi'ites mark Ashura

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Reuters

A bomb blast in Sanaa kills at least three people as Shi'ites mark Ashura for the first time in Yemen.

No one is claiming responsibility for the attack.

(SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) WITNESS ABDULRAB AL-MORTATHA, SAYING:

"There are no details on the numbers of wounded because they have been taken to many different hospitals. This was a terrible crime."

The United States, wary of the threat to neighboring top oil producer Saudi Arabia has stepped up drone strikes on suspected militant positions in Yemen.