Thousands in Yemen protest deadly airstrike as Saudi coalition agrees to a probe

October 9, 2016 8:35 PM

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Thousands in Yemen protest deadly airstrike as Saudi coalition agrees to a probe

CAIRO — Thousands took to the streets of Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, on Sunday to protest a Saudi-led coalition airstrike that had killed more than 100 people and injured hundreds a day earlier.

The U.S.-backed coalition initially denied carrying out the air raid, which targeted a funeral attended by hundreds, but it released a statement on Sunday calling the bombing “regrettable and painful” and pledging an investigation. It also expressed “its deepest condolences and support” to the famil...

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