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Saudi airstrike kills 13 Yemeni fishermen

Tehran, Some 13 Yemeni fishermen was killed and four other wounded off the coast of the western province of Hudayadah in an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on Sunday.

According to Yemen's al-Masirah television network, two fishing boats were targeted by Saudi fighters and 13 were killed, four wounded and four other went missing.

Civilians have always been the major victims of the military attack on Yemen, which has so far been condemned by the international organizations several times.

Recently, Saudi-led coalition targeted a bus carrying students in Saada province, killing 51 and injuring 77.

Over 14,000 Yemenis have been killed and thousands more injured since the onset of the Saudi-led aggression on Yemen in March 2015.

The United Nations says a record 22.2 million Yemenis are in need of food aid, including 8.4 million threatened by severe hunger.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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