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Saudi airstrikes kill 5 civilians in western Yemen

Tehran, Saudi Arabia air attacks on Al Hudaydah, western Yemen has killed 5 civilians and injured 5 others, Arab media reported.

According to Al Mayadeen, the Yemeni Health Ministry announced on Saturday night that the USArab coalition attacked AlRabseh square, Al Hudaydah.

Meanwhile, Spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces Brigadier General Yahya Saree said despite peace talks which are underway in Sweden, Saudi coalition conducted unprecedented attacks on Yemen.

The Yemeni TV Channel 'AlMasirah' announced that the recent Saudi air strike killed 6 people and injured 10 more.

Earlier on Saturday, four Yemeni fishermen were killed in Saudis' attack on Al Hudaydah.

Saudi Arabia and a number of its regional allies launched a devastating military campaign against Yemen in March 2015, with the aim of bringing the government of Mansour Hadi back to power and crushing the country's Houthi Ansarullah Movement.

Some 16,000 Yemenis have been killed and thousands more injured since the onset of the Saudiled aggression.

The assaults of the Saudiled coalition forces have failed to stop the Yemenis from resisting the aggression.

Earlier, the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message expressed Iran's support for the intraYemeni talks to resolve the crisis.

Iran supports the upcoming intraYemeni talks in Sweden. All sides should enter constructive and responsible engagement to end the crisis in #Yemen. The world has historic responsibility to back dialogue incl by halting arming of aggressors, Zarif wrote on his Twitter account.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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