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Three killed in Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen

IANS  |  Sanaa 

Three people, including a woman and her two daughters were killed when a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit a house north of Yemen's capital Sanaa, a relative and local health authorities said.

The father was injured in the airstrike on Bait al-Tawki's house, according to Mohammed al-Tawki, a relative to the family, who spoke with over phone.

The attack took place in the southern part of district, about 30 km north of Sanaa, reported Xinhua.

is leading an Arab military coalition that intervened in in March 2015 to support the government of after Houthi rebels forced him into exile and seized much of the country's north, including

The four-year-long civil war in has killed tens of thousands of people, mostly civilians, displaced 3 million others, and pushed the country to the brink of famine.

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First Published: Mon, February 25 2019. 00:46 IST
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