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Yemen funeral attacked with car bomb

By the CNN Wire Staff
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The attack said to have "slightly failed" since just one person died
  • Security attendants kept the car bomb from reaching the procession

(CNN) -- A car bomb interrupted a funeral procession in Yemen's northern Saada province Friday, killing one person and wounding several others, according to Yemen's state news agency.

The attack was considered "slightly failed" because the attack could have killed many more, Saba News Agency reported.

Security attendants saw the car approaching and were able to prevent it from entering the procession, according to the news agency.

Salma Abdelaziz contributed to this report.