At least 33 Somali refugees shot dead on Red Sea: Yemen officials

2017-03-17 14:15
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Aden - At least 33 Somali refugees including women and children have been shot dead aboard a boat on the Red Sea, officials in Yemen's rebel-held Hodeida said on Friday.

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.

A port official in Hodeida, held by Shiite Huthi rebels, confirmed the toll of 33 dead.

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