Airstrikes, rebel shelling kill 9

Los Angeles Times - - THE WORLD -

Ye­meni se­cu­rity of­fi­cials said Saudi- led airstrikes and shelling by Shi­ite Mus­lim rebels killed nine civil­ians.

They said f ive civil­ians were killed when airstrikes tar­geted Shi­ite rebels, also known as Houthis, in a mar­ket in the north­ern province of Jawf. At least four civil­ians were killed when the Houthis shelled a residential area in the south­ern port city of Aden.

Airstrikes hit rebel po­si­tions in the south­ern city of Ataq, the north­ern rebel strong­hold of Saada, and Lahj, one of the gate­ways to Aden.

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