Several killed in Saudi Arabia, Yemen in coalition, rebel attacks

Yemen has been in the grasp of a civil war since 2014, uniting Iran-backed Houthi rebels against the globally renowned government, which is aided by a Saudi-led military coalition.

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Three deaths were reported in Yemen by a Saudi-led coalition airstrike, while two more were killed in Saudi Arabia by a projectile strike attributed to Yemen’s Houthi rebels.

Yemen has been in the grasp of a civil war since 2014, uniting Iran-backed Houthi rebels against the globally renowned government, which is aided by a Saudi-led military coalition.

A projectile strike on Jazan, a southern part of the kingdom adjoining Yemen, killed two people, a Saudi and a Yemeni, and damaged seven others, according to Saudi Arabia’s civil defense.

According to a statement by the Saudi Civil defense

A military projectile fell on a commercial store on the main street, resulting in two deaths

Three people were killed and six others were wounded in Yemeni air raids in Ajama, a town northwest of the rebel-held capital Sanaa, according to medics.

Medics also told the AFP News Agency that

Three civilians including a child and a woman were killed, and six others were wounded

Yemen’s long-running civil war has reached rock bottom with the tragic cross-border attack.

Airstrikes led by the Saudi-led military coalition targeted Sanaa early on Friday, striking a military camp near the city center, according to the report by Saudi media.

According to Houthi media, the attacks affect a residential area, causing widespread destruction.

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