Report: 14 killed in Saudi raids against Yemeni rebels
At least 14 people were killed and dozens more wounded as Saudi fighter jets pounded alleged strongholds of Houthi fighters in the northern parts of Yemen. According to a statement released by the Shiite fighters on Thursday, Saudi warplanes carried out 13 aerial attacks on al-Sha'af district in the northern Yemeni governorate of al-Jawf.
The fighter jets dropped several bombs on homes in the conflict area, killing14 people, among them 10 women and children. The statement added that Saudi forces also fired 620 rockets — 360 during the day and 260 others during the evening — against the areas of Shada, al-Malaheet, al-Hurra and Qafarah.
Meanwhile, Houthi fighters claimed they had killed a number of Yemeni soldiers and wounding several others, while repulsing an overnight government incursion into Hasana district.