Yemen: 23 people killed in Saudi jets commercial complex attack in Hajjah

Saudi jets hit commercial complex in Abs district of Yemen’s Hajjah province Killing at least 23 people, Press TV reports.

Nearly two dozen civilians have lost their lives and several others sustained injuries when Saudi fighter jets carried out two separate attacks in Yemen as Riyadh regime presses ahead with its devastating aerial bombardment campaign against its impoverished southern neighbor.

Local sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network that at least 17 civilians were killed on Friday afternoon as Saudi military aircraft struck a commercial neighborhood in the al-Jaar area of Abs district in Yemen’s northwestern province of Hajjah.

Search and rescue teams have reportedly arrived at the area. The overall death toll is expected to rise as some of the injured victims are in a critical condition.

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