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80 killed in deadliest Saudi-led coalition bombings in Yemen's two months of war

by Reuters
Smoke billows following an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition on the headquarters of the Special Security Forces, formerly known as the Central Security, on Wednesday in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. Photo - AFP
Coalition warplanes and ships also attacked Yemen's largest military port in the Red Sea city of Hodeida at dawn on Wednesday, a local official said.

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