Yemen : 10 children killed in airstrike at school

The coalition of Arab states intervened in the country after the rebels seized the capital Sanaa before expanding to other parts of the country.

Dozens of civilians have been killed by Houthi shelling and coalition air strikes since Monday, including three women working at a potato chip factory near a military base that was hit by an air raid on Tuesday. "Why would children be at a training camp?"

They said the council's next mission is to form a new "national government".

Assiri said MSF's toll "confirms the Huthis' practice of recruiting and subjecting children to terror".

The officials spoke anonymously because they aren't authorized to brief reporters.

"When jets target training camps, they can not distinguish between ages", he added.

Saudi Arabia reacted angrily to a decision in June to blacklist the coalition after a United Nations report found the Arab alliance responsible for 60 percent of the 785 deaths of children in Yemen previous year.

The actions amount to violations of worldwide humanitarian law, according to the report by a panel of experts obtained by AFP on Thursday.

Saudi Arabia, the champion of Sunni Islam in the Middle East, assembled a military coalition in March of a year ago to help restore the rule of Yemeni President Abdurabuh Mansur Hadi.

The country's dominant Houthi group claimed it was a Saudi-led air strike on a school.

The victory puts the army within six miles of the provincial capital. Speaking on condition of anonymity for fear of retribution, the residents said two civilians were killed and four others wounded when a warplane bombed a auto carrying explosives.

The panel concluded that the coalition failed to take precautions and "thus violated IHL", global humanitarian law.

Rights groups and United Nations agencies say that more than 9,000 people have been killed during the conflict.

Yemen's defenseless people have been under massive attacks by the coalition led by the Saudi regime for almost 17 months but Riyadh has reached none of its objectives in Yemen so far.

RT Arabic sources say 20 students were killed, noting that an exam session was underway at the time of the strike.



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