13 Killed in Saudi Strike on Yemen Checkpoint
13 Killed in Saudi Strike on Yemen Checkpoint

13 Killed in Saudi Strike on Yemen Checkpoint

13 Killed in Saudi Strike on Yemen Checkpoint

At least 13 people were killed and one seriously injured Wednesday when a Saudi airstrike hit a security checkpoint near Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, causing an oil tanker to explode, Houthi officials said. According to CNN, The attack occurred before dawn in the Bani Matar region on the main road linking Sanaa with the port city of Hodeida, a senior Houthi defense ministry official in Sanaa, who is not authorized to speak to the media, told the agency. “Among the killed were 8 civilians who were passing their vehicles through the checkpoint,” he said. Ali Moshiqi, deputy commander in chief of the Houthi Yemeni Army in Sanaa, told CNN that two of the 13 dead were security personnel, who were stationed at the checkpoint.


Short URL : https://goo.gl/ubbBbw
  1. https://goo.gl/VmnMXK
  • https://goo.gl/FXPoZY
  • https://goo.gl/KDKvfu
  • https://goo.gl/vDvTSs
  • https://goo.gl/kX5T3W

You can also read ...

Manafort’s Money-Laundering Charge Upheld
A Washington federal judge rejected Paul Manafort’s request to...
Almost Half of Germans Want Merkel to Resign, Poll Shows
A survey carried out by YouGov and published on Friday shows...
US President Donald Trump (R) and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12
The White House in an announcement on Friday said North Korea...
Italy Doubles Down on Anti-Migrant Stance
Italy doubled down Friday on its new tough stance against...
Ethiopians attend a rally in support of the new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on June 23.
An explosion has killed several people at a large rally by...
Asylum seeking children from Mexico and Central America line up for their breakfast at a migrant shelter. (File Photo)
The United States government decision to end its border policy...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints