Airstrike hits Doctors Without Borders hospital in northwestern Yemen

August 15, 2016 9:56 PM

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Airstrike hits Doctors Without Borders hospital in northwestern Yemen

CAIRO — An airstrike by a U.S.-backed Saudi-led military coalition struck a Doctors Without Borders hospital in northwestern Yemen on Monday, the latest bombing of a civilian site since a peace deal between the nation’s warring factions collapsed last week.

Abs Hospital, located in the country’s Hajjah governorate and supported by the international medical charity, was hit at 3:45 p.m. local time, Doctors Without Borders said in a statement. The number of casualties was not yet known, though reports on social media suggested that as many as 20 people m...

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