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Over 20 Yemenis Killed in Saudi Airstrikes

Over 20 Yemenis Killed in Saudi AirstrikesOver 20 Yemenis Killed in Saudi Airstrikes

At least 20 civilians were killed on Saturday when US-backed Saudi-led coalition fighter jets hit Yemen’s Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, witnesses and a medical source told Xinhua. The warplanes struck three taxis full of travelers near a crowded restaurant in the city, killing a number of people, including women and children. Dozens of clients inside the restaurant were also killed or injured, according to witnesses. Medical source in the Hodeidah hospital told Xinhua by phone that at least 20 were killed and 10 others wounded. The attack took place during noon at the al-Jarrahi district. The attack was the latest in a series of airstrikes conducted by the Saudi-led coalition air force since the start of the war in Yemen three years ago.

 

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