Yemen bombing death toll rises

Yemen bombing death toll rises

World October 9, 2016 07:48

sanaa - The death toll from the air strike on a funeral service of Houthi rebels in the Yemeni capital Sanaa has risen, according to the United Nations certainly 140. certainly also were 525 people injured.

By warplanes fired missiles hit a hall where a wake was held for Sheikh Ali al-Roweishan whose son Galal interior minister in the government of the rebels. Many high-ranking officers and officials of the rebel government attended the ceremony.

Eyewitnesses reported that ambulances coming and reason. A rescuer said that there are many mutilated and charred corpses. The Acting Minister of Health in the rebel government said earlier left 82 dead.

Shiite Houthi rebels and supporters of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh Sanaa and have large areas of northern Yemen in hands. They are regularly bombarded by planes of a by Saudi Arabia raised coalition that fought on the side of the new President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi.

Sources within the international coalition denied opposite Al Arabiya news channel in all keys to be responsible for the attack. 'Such an operation has absolutely no place to that target,' he said.

The coalition could count so far in support of the United States. However, the US National Security Council said after the attack in Sanaa know that cooperation again is held against the light.\n  \n  \n   advertisement

'The US cooperation with Saudi Arabia in the field of security is not a blank check,' said a spokesman for the council. 'In light of this incident and other recent incidents, we have begun a review of our, already significantly raised, support for the coalition. '

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