Air strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen killed 11 civilians

Air raids by a Saudi-led military coalition across Yemen have been blamed for killing 11 civilians, a day after Houthi rebels fired a ballistic missile at the Saudi capital, Riyadh.

The deadly attacks came on the 1,000th day of the devastating war that has killed about 10,000 people and left millions facing starvation.

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The pro-Houthi Al Masirah television channel said 11 people were killed – including women and children – and 19 others wounded in Thursday’s air raids in Saada province in the country’s far north.

A Houthi source told Turkey’s Anadolu news agency that Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, was also struck by a series of air raids.

Fighter jets launched two attacks on Saada’s Old Quarter, killing the 11 civilians, Abdelellah al-Ezi, head of the provincial health office, told German news agency DPA.

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