Seven children among 16 dead in Yemen air strikes

DUBAI (AFP) – Seven children were among 16 people killed yesterday in twin air strikes by the coalition fighting rebels in southern Yemen, an official and a doctor said.

“Sixteen people, including women and children, were killed and nine others injured” in a coalition air raid targetting a residence in Daleh province, the local official told AFP on condition of anonymity. A doctor at Al Thawra hospital in Ibb province where the bodies were taken said seven children and four women were among the dead.