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Saudi-led coalition admits ‘mistakes’ in deadly Yemen bus strike

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 10, 2018, a Yemeni child stands next to the destroyed bus at the site of a Saudi-led coalition air strike, that targeted the Dahyan market the previous day in the Huthi rebels’ stronghold province of Saada.<br />The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen admitted on September 1 that “mistakes” had been made in an August air strike on a crowded market in northern rebel-held Yemen that killed 51 people including 40 children, and that those responsible must be “punished”. / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen admitted Saturday that “mistakes” had been made in an August air strike on Yemen that killed 51 people including 40 children.

An official said an investigation by the coalition had found “mistakes” were made in the strike on a crowded market in northern rebel-held Yemen, adding that those responsible must be “punished”.


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