Dozens of Somali refugees killed off Yemen coast

A boat packed with Somali refugees came under attack overnight off Yemen's coast, and 31 people were killed, a United Nations agency and a Yemeni medical official said Friday.

Monitoring Alliance Yemeni killed 240 civilians attacks organizations extreme like Qaeda in South Yemen assassinations by عناصرهما, in addition to the death of 26 civilians raids drones the U.S., the killing of 27 civilians by security authorities in the provinces of Aden وحضرموت, the killing of 208 people have registered against your unknown to each others because of chaos security and groups outside the scope of the law.

The bodies of 33 refugees were taken to hospitals in the western port city, a health official there said, adding that 35 wounded had also been admitted.

It is believed at least 80 refugees had been rescued after the incident, which occurred near the Bab-el-Mandeb strait late on Thursday (16 March).

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Yemen's Shia rebels accused the Saudi-led air coalition of carrying out the attack.

Joel Millman, spokesman for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said, "Our confirmation is that there are dozens of deaths and many dozens of survivors brought to hospitals". It called on all sides in Yemen's war to protect civilians.

About 29 pro-government soldiers were killed and 89 others injured when missiles fired by Shiite Houthi gunmen struck a mosque in Yemen's northern province of Marib on Friday, a military official told Xinhua.

A coastguard in the port of Hudaydah - which is controlled by Houthi rebels - told Reuters the boat had been hit by fire from helicopter gunships. There was no immediate comment from the coalition. The asylum-seekers were then able to hold up flashlights to show the aircraft that they were migrants.

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Yemeni sources said a number of Saudi mercenaries were killed and injured in Najran's al-Khazra' crossing following a mine explosion.

Mohammed Abdiker, emergencies director at the International Organization for Migration in Geneva, said the attack was "totally unacceptable" and questioned why there had been no effort to check who was on board the boat before it was sacked upon. SABA didn't say who carried out the strike.

That claim could not be immediately confirmed.

Despite the crisis, Yemen continues to be an important transit point for African migrants.

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