Cross-border Yemeni shelling kills two in Saudi

A member of the pro-government Yemeni forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition searches a car at the Al-Wadeia checkpoint near the Yemen-Saudi borderA Saudi soldier and a civilian have been killed in cross-border shelling from rebel-controlled northern Yemen, authorities said. A Saudi patrol was hit on Saturday morning in the southwestern region of Assir, killing the soldier, the interior ministry said in a statement carried by state news agency SPA. About 90 civilians and soldiers have died from shelling and skirmishes along the border since March, when a Saudi-led military coalition began air and ground action in Yemen.

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