12 killed in Ye­men

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DUBAI: A top UN of­fi­cial in Ye­men said airstrikes in which at least 12 civil­ians were killed, in­clud­ing chil­dren, were an ex­am­ple of the “dis­re­gard” for civil­ians’ safety shown by all the com­bat­ants in Ye­men’s civil war.

The civil­ians were killed and 10 oth­ers wounded in Sa’ada prov­ince after at­tacks on a house and a pri­vate ve­hi­cle, the UN’s hu­man­i­tar­ian co-or­di­na­tor in Ye­men, Jamie McGoldrick said.

On Fri­day, three women and six chil­dren from the same fam­ily were killed in an airstrike by the Saudiled coali­tion.

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