Yemen cross-border shelling kills Saudi child: civil defence

Cross-border attacks into Saudi Arabia have increased since a Saudi-led Arab coalition stepped up air strikes on insurgent targets inside YemenA rocket fired from Yemen killed a three-year-old boy Saturday in the Saudi border region of Najran, a civil defence official said, in the latest cross-border attack by Iran-backed Yemeni rebels. Major Ali al-Shahrani, civil defence spokesman in southwest Saudi Arabia, told reporters a nine-year-old brother of the boy was also wounded when a Katyusha rocket hit their family’s home.

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