Yemen war: Air strike on hotel outside Sanaa ‘leaves 30 dead’ – News

Earlier, there was a series of air strikes in the Sanhan area, south-east of the capital, which the rebel-run Saba news agency said had left at least six civilians dead and wounded 15 others.

After a deadly air strike on a house earlier this month, the UN#8217;s Humanitarian Co-ordinator in Yemen Jamie McGoldrick said all parties to the conflict were continuing to #8220;show a disregard for the protection of civilians and the principle of distinction between civilians and combatants in the conduct of hostilities#8221;.

At least 13 people were wounded in the strike and taken to hospital, Mr Tawil said.

The Khashm al-Bokra area of the Bani Hushaesh district was also hit, Saba added.

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It was not clear whether the casualties were civilians or rebel fighters, but witnesses told AFP the hotel was being used to house workers from a Khat farm.

Other strikes reportedly targeted rebel positions to the south-east.

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