SANAA, Yemen | Yemen’s Shiite rebels welcome UN call for Saudi strike probe

10Aug - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



SANAA, Yemen | Yemen’s Shiite rebels welcome UN call for Saudi strike probe

SANAA, Yemen  — Yemen’s Shiite rebels on Friday backed a U.N. call for a probe into a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the country’s north that killed dozens of people the previous day, including many children, in an attack that drew wide international criticism.

Senior Yemeni rebel leader Mohammed Ali al-Houthi said on Twitter that the rebels — known as Houthis — welcome the call and are willing to cooperate in an investigation of the strike in Saada province that hit a bus carrying civilians, many of them school children, in a busy market in Dahyan district.

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