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33 Somali refugees shot dead on Red Sea: Yemen officials

AFP  |  Aden 

At least 33 Somali refugees including women and children have been shot dead aboard a boat on the Red Sea, officials in Yemen's rebel-held Hodeida said today.

The bodies of 33 refugees were taken to hospitals in the western port city, a health official there said, adding that 35 wounded had also been admitted.

A port official in Hodeida, held by Shiite Huthi rebels, confirmed the toll of 33 dead.

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First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 17:02 IST