Eight women, 1 child killed in Yemen air raid

February 16, 2017
Samaa Web Desk

SANAA: Eight women and a child were killed in an overnight air raid on a funeral reception near Sanaa, medics in the Yemeni capital said Thursday.

At least 10 more women were wounded, according to medics.

Huthi rebels in Sanaa accused a Saudi-backed coalition of carrying out the strike. A coalition spokesperson was not immediately available for comment. –afp

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Story first published: 16th February 2017