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UN Security Council urges credible inquiry into Yemen air strike

Reuters, Friday 10 Aug 2018
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A Yemeni man stands next to the bed of his child, wounded in an air strike reportedly by coalition forces the previous day on a bus at a market in rebel-held northern Yemen, at a hospital in the Yemeni city of Saada on August 10 2018. (Photo: AFP)
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The United Nations Security Council called for a credible and transparent investigation into a Saudi-led coalition air strike in Yemen that killed dozens of children, British U.N. Ambassador Karen Pierce said on Friday.

"They expressed their grave concern at these, and all other recent attacks in Yemen. They called for a credible and transparent investigation," Pierce, council president for August, said after a senior U.N. official briefed the 15-member council on the strike.

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