Yemenis walk along a damaged street following a raid by Saudi-led coalition warplanes on a nearby missile depot on Fajj Attan hill, in the rebel-held part of the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, April 20, 2015. AFP/MOHAMMAD HUWAIS
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Saudi-led airstrikes on a missile depot in Yemen's rebel-held capital Monday sparked explosions that killed at least 28 and wounded nearly 300, flattening houses and shaking faraway neighborhoods.The U.S. Navy has dispatched the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt toward the waters off Yemen to join other American ships prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to the rebels, U.S. officials said.After the coalition airstrikes, mushroom clouds rose over the mountainous outskirts of Sanaa, where the arms depots are located. The Fag Atan area has been targeted several times since the start of the air campaign against Houthis. One of Monday's airstrikes hit dangerously close to the Iranian Embassy, shattering windows but causing no casualties among the staff, Iranian state TV reported.
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