A Yemeni man stands amid the rubble of a food storage warehouse after it was targeted by airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in the capital Sanaa on October 26, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED HUWAIS
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A hospital in north Yemen run by medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) was bombed in Saudi-led airstrikes, wrecking the facility and lightly wounding two staff members, the group said Tuesday.A Saudi-led Arab coalition intervened in Yemen's civil war in March to try to restore its government after it was toppled by Iran-allied Houthi forces, but a mounting civilian death toll has alarmed human rights groups. Medical sources and a local official said 13 Houthi fighters and six fighters loyal to Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi were killed Tuesday in fighting, including airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition, in the southwestern city of Taiz.Twenty-two people including 12 MSF staff were killed when an MSF hospital was hit by an American airstrike in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan Oct. 3 .Seven months of airstrikes in Yemen by Saudi Arabia and other U.S.-allied Gulf Arab countries have yet to loosen the Houthis' grip on the capital Sanaa.
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