The Saudi-led coalition launched its air campaign against Iran-backed rebels in support of Yemen's internationally recognised government in March 2015
The Saudi-led coalition launched its air campaign against Iran-backed rebels in support of Yemen's internationally recognised government in March 2015 © - WAM/AFP/File
The Saudi-led coalition launched its air campaign against Iran-backed rebels in support of Yemen's internationally recognised government in March 2015
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Last updated: March 17, 2016

Toll from strikes on Yemen market rises to 119 dead

Banner Icon The number of people killed in air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition on a market in northern Yemen's Hajja province on Tuesday has risen to 119, a UN agency said.

The strikes killed up to 22 children, and injured 47 people, the UNICEF children's agency said in a statement.

Local health officials had previously reported 41 people killed.

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