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Saudi Airstrikes Killed 13 Civilians Near Port of Hodeida

At least 13 civilians were killed in Saudi airstrike near the western port city of Hodeida on Saturday, western port city of Hodeida.

The officials told Associated Press on Monday that airstrikes hit two homes in rural areas northeast of Hodeida, which is under control of the country's Shiite Houthi Ansarullah Revolutionaries.

Raheeb Abdel Karim, resident of the destroyed house told AP that "We left Taiz and we came to Hodeida, but we were attacked here. My wife, my sister, my brother, brother-in-law and cousin; all five of them died in the shelling. Also my cousin's family. A family of five, all dead in the attack."

On Sunday the twisted ruins of a communication tower, also hit in the attack, could be seen lying across the debris of one of the houses, while holes could be seen in the walls of another house.

The personal belongings of the inhabitants lay strewn around in the debris and dust.

According to Al Thawra hospital in Hodeida, women and children were among the victims.

In March 2015 Saudi Arabia aggression to Yemen begun to restore former fleed President Mansour Hadi.

Source: Al Alam


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