Yemen civilian death toll mounts, as families flee Saudi-led air strikes

March 30, 2015 11:23 PM

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Beirut: Five days into the Saudi Arabia-led aerial bombing campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen, the civilian death toll is mounting and hundreds of families are on the run, fleeing the nightly attacks that have shaken the already struggling country.

At least 40 people were killed on Monday and 200 wounded when an air strike hit al-Mazraq Camp for displaced people the country's north, International Organisation for Migration spokesman Joel Millman said.

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