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UN chief calls for investigation of Saudi coalition attack on Yemen bus

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The has urged an "independent and prompt" probe into a strike at a market in rebel-held northern that killed at least 29 children.

UN yesterday called "on all parties to respect their obligations under international humanitarian law, in particular the fundamental rules of distinction, proportionality and precautions in attack," his said in a statement, emphasizing that "all parties must take constant care to spare civilians and civilian objects in the conduct of operations."

He also reiterated his call "for a negotiated political settlement through inclusive intra-Yemeni dialogue as the only way to end the conflict.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 03:35 IST