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Saudi Arabia: Rocket launched from Yemen kills 9 in Najran01:06

Saudi Arabia: Rocket launched from Yemen kills 9 in Najran

Saudi Arabia, Najran
August 17, 2016 at 09:34 GMT -00:00 · Published

At least nine people were killed when a rocket allegedly launched from Houthi-held Yemeni territory landed in the southern Saudi Arabian city of Najran on Tuesday.

The rocket, which took the lives of three expatriate workers, was reported to be an Iranian-made Zezal. Officials were on site to carry the injured to hospital, lift the dead and stamp out the fire of a blazing car.

The attack is thought to be connect to the Saudi-led coaltion airstrikes, which have targeted various parts of Yemen following a breakdown in UN-sponsored peace talks with Houthi representatives.

Following the collapse of the peace talks, the Houthis and their allies established a governing council to rule over Yemen, a move opposed by Hadi's exiled government and the UN.

Saudi Arabia: Rocket launched from Yemen kills 9 in Najran01:06
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At least nine people were killed when a rocket allegedly launched from Houthi-held Yemeni territory landed in the southern Saudi Arabian city of Najran on Tuesday.

The rocket, which took the lives of three expatriate workers, was reported to be an Iranian-made Zezal. Officials were on site to carry the injured to hospital, lift the dead and stamp out the fire of a blazing car.

The attack is thought to be connect to the Saudi-led coaltion airstrikes, which have targeted various parts of Yemen following a breakdown in UN-sponsored peace talks with Houthi representatives.

Following the collapse of the peace talks, the Houthis and their allies established a governing council to rule over Yemen, a move opposed by Hadi's exiled government and the UN.

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