People gather at the site of a Saudi-led air strike in Yemen's capital Sanaa August 30, 2015. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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A major hospital in Yemen's rebel-held capital is on the verge of shutting down due to a supply shortage caused by a pro-government coalition blockade, Save the Children has warned.The hospital supported by Save the Children is the main facility for children and pregnant women in the area, and serves an estimated three million people, the organization said in a statement."The hospital has entirely run out of IV fluid, anaesthetic, blood transfusion tests, Valium to treat seizures and ready-prepared therapeutic food for severely malnourished children," the statement said citing the hospital's deputy manager Halel al-Bahri.Fuel that the hospital acquired from the black market was enough to run power generators for two more days, he said.
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