Saudi-led airstrike on hotel in Yemen kills more than 20 people
Nov 01, 2017 World 13465 By Abdulkerimu Oare
- Saudi-led airstrike on hotel in Yemen kills more than 20 people.
- It is still unclear whether the 21 men killed were civilians or Houthi fighters.
- The Saudi-led coalition began in 2015.
An airstrike conducted by the Saudi-led coalition on a hotel in Yemen's northern Saadah province has killed 21 people.
According to eye witnesses, all the victims from the airstrike were
men but it is currently unclear whether they were civilians or Houthi fighters. The Saudi government has continued to allege that the Houthi fighters are backed by Iran.
The attack which took place on Wednesday morning destroyed a hotel located near a market in Suhar region.
The Saudi-led coalition began their military intervention in Yemen since March 2015 in support of the government led by President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi and against Houthi rebels, who control the capital Sana'a and stretches of Yemen's west.