The attack targeted a police headquarters in the Fua suburb, according to Al-Arabiya. Another reports suggest that the militant attacked a military recruitment center. The local police chief survived the attack.
The terrorist detonated his suicide belt before the line of men at the security facility.
Sky News Arabia reported that 30 people were killed and 70 wounded.
Some 25 people were hospitalized.
A second attack rptdy targeted security director of Mukalla — he survived assassination attempt but several of his escorts killed. #Yemen— Hisham Al-Omeisy (@omeisy) 15 мая 2016 г.
Al-Qaeda militants seized the port city of Mukalla last year, and it became a terrorist hotbed. The Yemeni army took control of the city in April.
Since March 2015, the Saudi-led coalition of mostly Persian Gulf countries have been carrying out airstrikes against the Houthis at Hadi's request.