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Saudi-led coalition admits to bombing Yemen funeral

by firstsource newsOctober 15, 2016

‘Incorrect information’ meant hall in Sana’a was mistaken for military target, leading to 140 deaths, says US-backed mission

A Saudi Arabian-led coalition has admitted it bombed a funeral in last weekend, killing at least 140 people and wounded about 600, and said “wrong information” was to blame.

The coalition’s investigations team said an unnamed party had provided intelligence that Houthi rebel leaders were in the packed hall in Sana’a where the funeral was being held on 8 October.

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