Toll from Tuesday's strikes on Yemen market rises to 119 dead: UN

The Saudi-led coalition launched its air campaign against Iran-backed rebels in support of Yemen's internationally recognised government in March 2015The number of people killed in air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition on a market in northern Yemen’s rebel-held Hajja province on Tuesday has risen to 119, a UN agency said. The strikes killed up to 22 children, and injured 47 people, the UNICEF children’s agency said in a statement. It is one of the highest death tolls since the Saudi-led coalition launched air strikes in support of the internationally recognised government against Huthi rebels and their allies in March last year.

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