Officials: Saudi-led friendly fire in Yemen kills 20

SANAA – Yemeni security officials and pro-government fighters said Sunday a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit allied fighters in a friendly fire incident, killing at least 20.

The officials said the incident happened late Saturday as the fighters were on a coastal road heading toward the embattled city of Zinjibar in southern Yemen. The Saudi-led, American-supported coalition began launching airstrikes in March against the Shiite Houthi rebels and their allies, who control the capital and much of the country’s north.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4689071,00.html

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