WORLD At least 43 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes on north Yemen, mostly children

WORLD

At least 43 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes on north Yemen, mostly children

Xinhua

19:45, August 09, 2018

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A wounded Yemeni child lies on a bed at an emergency clinic, after being hit in an airstrike in Saada on Wednesday. (Photo: VCG)

SANAA, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- At least 43 civilians, mostly children, were killed on Thursday when Saudi-led coalition air strikes hit buses in Yemen's northern province of Saada, head of Saada Health Office Yahya Shayem told Xinhua.

"A total of 43 people, mostly pupils under the age of 10, were killed and 64 injured when two Saudi-led airstrikes hit buses in Dhahyan popular market," Yahya Shayem said.

Meanwhile, head of delegation for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Yemen said on a twitter that "scores were killed, even more injured, most under the age of 10."

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