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20 Yemeni civilians killed in air strike: UN refugee agency

AFP , Wednesday 19 Jul 2017
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An air strike on a group of displaced Yemenis has killed at least 20 civilians, mostly from the same family, a UN statement and witnesses said Wednesday.

The attack on Tuesday afternoon hit a group of civilians in the Mawza district of the southwestern province of Taez, a statement by the UN refugee agency said.

Residents said the attack was carried out by a warplane from the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shia rebels in support of Yemen's internationally recognised government.

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