Relatives of victims gather around their bodies outside a hospital morgue after an air strike in the Red Sea town of Hodeida on August 2, 2018.
/ AFP / ABDO HYDER
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A senior U.N. official expressed alarm Friday at deadly strikes in Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hudaida, including at the entrance to the war-wracked country's largest hospital.At least 26 people were killed and 60 wounded Thursday in an airstrike at the Al-Thawra Hospital and the bombardment of a fish market in Hudaida, according to medics and witnesses. The coalition's spokesman, Col. Turki al-Malki, told the Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya satellite news channel that it didn't carry out any attacks on Hudaida and blamed the attacks on the rebels, known as Houthis.Yemen's war has killed nearly 10,000 people and triggered what the U.N. calls the world's largest single humanitarian crisis, with more than eight million Yemenis at risk of starvation.
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