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|Saudi-led airstrike kills 36 civilians at north Yemen bottling plant - reports |
© Khaled Abdullah / Reuters
At least 36 people have been killed after an airstrike by Saudi-led coalition forces hit a bottling plant in northern Yemen, residents told Reuters.
"The process of recovering the bodies is finished now. The corpses of 36 workers, many of them burned or in pieces, were pulled out after an airstrike hit the plant this morning," the agency learned from one resident, Issa Ahmed, by phone.
Since the bombings of Yemeni territory by the Saudi-led military coalition began in March, aimed at halting the advance of the Shiite Houthi rebels, more than 4,300 people have lost their lives, while the country is in a state of complete collapse, with millions at risk.
The coalition’s bombardment has come under mounting criticism for causing widespread destruction.
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