28 dead, 300 hurt as raids on Yemen capital spark blasts

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 8:09

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Saudi-led air strikes on a missile depot in Yemen's rebel-held capital yesterday sparked explosions that left at least 28 people dead and nearly 300 wounded, flattening houses and shaking faraway neighbourhoods.

Many more people were feared to have been killed after two strikes hit the hilltop depot, leaving a trail of destruction in the Fajj Attan area of Sanaa which was covered in thick clouds of smoke.

A coalition of Sunni Arab nations led by Saudi Arabia launched the air campaign against the Huthi Shiite rebels last month, vowing to restore the authority of President Mansour Hadi, who fled to Riyadh as the militiamen advanced on his southern refuge of Aden.


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