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Yemen: Saudi-led jets wreck Hodeida airport runway00:36

Yemen: Saudi-led jets wreck Hodeida airport runway

Yemen, Al Hudaydah
April 30, 2015 at 09:26 GMT +00:00 · Published

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes targeted Hodeida International Airport in Al Hudaydah, Thursday, causing severe damage to its runway. Thursday's bombing follows airstrikes at Sanaa's airport on Tuesday.

The conflict in Yemen is believed to have killed more than 1,000 people, according to the latest World Health Organization (WHO) figures. On Friday, the UN said that a total of 551 civilians have been killed since Saudi Arabia launched 'Operation Decisive Storm' against Houthi fighters. At least 115 children have been killed and 172 injured as the Saudi-led operation against Houthi militia forces enters its fifth week, the UN said.

Yemen: Saudi-led jets wreck Hodeida airport runway00:36
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Saudi-led coalition airstrikes targeted Hodeida International Airport in Al Hudaydah, Thursday, causing severe damage to its runway. Thursday's bombing follows airstrikes at Sanaa's airport on Tuesday.

The conflict in Yemen is believed to have killed more than 1,000 people, according to the latest World Health Organization (WHO) figures. On Friday, the UN said that a total of 551 civilians have been killed since Saudi Arabia launched 'Operation Decisive Storm' against Houthi fighters. At least 115 children have been killed and 172 injured as the Saudi-led operation against Houthi militia forces enters its fifth week, the UN said.

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