Yemeni warplane crashes in capital 'killing at least six'

A Yemeni fighter jet crashed in the centre of the capital Sanaa today killing at least six people, Reuters reported, citing medical sources.

The country's Interior Ministry said the plane had been on a training flight when it crashed in a western residential district.

A security official said the pilot had ejected from the aircraft, which a military official described as a Russian SU-22, the report states.