Rockets from Yemen Kill 375 Civilians in Saudi Arabia

(Reuters) William Maclean and Angus McDowall - Mortars and rockets fired at Saudi Arabian towns and villages have killed 375 civilians, including 63 children, since the start of the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen in March, Riyadh said on Monday. Brig.-Gen. Ahmed Asseri, spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, said the Houthi militia and army forces loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh had fired more than 40,000 projectiles across the border since the war began, with 130 mortars and 15 missiles fired at Saudi border positions on Monday alone.

2016-02-03 00:00:00

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