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At Least 5 Killed in Explosion in Northern Yemen

Officials say at least five people have been killed in an explosion in northern Yemen.

The officials said Saturday's blast at a post office in the town of Saada also left several people wounded.

There was no word on what caused the explosion.

Thousands of people in the region have been killed since a Shi'ite rebellion broke out in 2004.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.