45 killed in attack of Saudi-led coalition against group of mourners

Saudi-led coalition aircraft fired rockets at mourners for the father of the interior minister in the Houthi-dominated Yemeni government on Saturday, causing ta least 45 casualties, witnesses and medics said.

They said a missile tore through a hall in the south of the capital Sanaa where a wake for the father of Interior Minister Jalal al-Roweishan was being held, destroying the building.

There was no immediate comment from the Saudi-led coalition on the report.

The minister's father had died of natural causes on Friday. It was not immediately clear if the minister had been hurt in the attack.

Read more at Reuters.

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