Yemeni officials say a sucide bomber outside a military base in the country's restive south has killed nine soldiers and wounded more than 20 others.
Officials are blaming al-Qaida militants for Sunday's attack in the city of Aden. They say the bomber exploded his vehicle
Officials say the blast occurred as troops were preparing to leave for Abyan province to assist in fighting al-Qaida-linked militants.
No one has claimed responsibility for the bombing, but officials suspect the militants may be behind the attack.