U.S.-backed Saudi-led coalition claims responsibility for Yemen funeral attack that killed more than 150

October 15, 2016 10:25 AM

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U.S.-backed Saudi-led coalition claims responsibility for Yemen funeral attack that killed more than 150

CAIRO — A Saudi Arabia-led investigation into an airstrike on a Yemeni funeral last week has concluded that Saudi-led coalition jets “wrongly” bombed the ceremony, killing more than 150 people, after receiving faulty information and not following proper procedures.

In a statement on Saturday, the Joint Incidents Assessment Team based in the Saudi capital of Riyadh, said that “a party affiliated” with the chief of staff of Yemen’s President Abed Rabo Mansour al-Hadi “wrongly passed information that there was a gathering of” armed rebel Houthi leaders on Oct. 8 ...

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