Killed, 40 Wounded in Air Raid on Yemen Wedding

Killed, 40 Wounded in Air Raid on Yemen Wedding

Killed, 40 Wounded in Air Raid on Yemen Wedding

They killed "mostly women and children".

Khaled al-Nadhri, the top wellness officer in the northern state of Hajja, told The Associated Press on Monday that almost all of the deceased have been women and children who were assembled in one of the tents setup for the wedding party while in the district Bani Qayis.

Graphic video of the airstrike's aftermath released by Houthi-run media showed a young boy clinging to his father's corpse and crying as medics tried to pull him away.

The coalition said another missile crashed in a Saudi desert on Sunday, without specifying a location, adding it caused no damage.

"We take this report very seriously and it will be fully investigated as all reports of this nature are", a spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition told Reuters.


The coalition has carried out 1000's of air strikes in Yemen which have hit faculties, markets and hospitals, killing tons of of individuals - although it says it doesn't goal civilians.

The rebels control the capital, Sanaa.

The Saudi aggression was launched in March 2015 in support of Yemen's former Riyadh-friendly government of president Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi and against the country's Houthi Ansarullah movement, which has been running state affairs in the absence of an effective administration.

A wedding ceremony in Yemen was targeted by Saudi airstrikes as the kingdom continues with its relentless war on the impoverished country.

Over the past three years, more than 10,000 civilians have been killed and tens of thousands wounded while more than million people have been displaced because of the fighting.

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