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Saudi-led coalition bombs airport in Yemen's capital

The Riyadh-led coalition said it acted in accordance with international law to attack "legitimate military targets."
Yemen air strike

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen’s Houthi rebels conducted airstrikes against targets at Sanaa’s international airport after warning civilians to evacuate the area, according to Saudi state media.

Coalition aircraft on Monday evening carried out strikes against “legitimate military targets” at the airport, spokesperson Turki al-Maliki said in a statement.

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