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Around the World: Yemen air strike kills 29 children

Approximately 29 children are killed and 30 wounded in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in Yemen.
The children were travelling on a bus that was hit at a market in the Northern Province of Saada.
Other reports suggest the death toll to be at 43 and said 61 people were wounded.
The coalition, which is backing Yemen’s Government in a war with the Houthis, said its actions were "legitimate".
It insists it never deliberately target civilians.

 

International: Death toll in Syria gas attack now 72 and climbing

The death toll in the Syrian gas attack has climbed to 72.

The victims were killed in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria, after a chemical gas had been dropped from “unknown” war planes. More than 550 people were injured.

Local health workers said the death toll could rise and eventually reach 100.

Witnesses also said that the clinics treating the injured were then targeted by airstrikes.