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Deaths Reported as MSF-Linked Hospital Bombed in Yemen

A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)-supported hospital in northern Yemen was bombed Sunday morning, killing at least four people and wounding eleven—marking the third attack in as many months against a facility associated with the medical charity.

MSF said in a statement that it “cannot confirm the origin of the attack” on the Shiara Hospital, which is located in the Razeh district. But the organization noted that “planes were seen flying over the facility at the time.”

The Saudi Arabia-led coalition, which has been waging an aerial assault on Yemen for nearly ten months with the backing of the United States, was responsible for the two other bombings of MSF-linked facilities.

“On Oct. 27, Haydan hospital was destroyed by an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition (SLC) and on Dec. 3 a health center in Taiz was also hit by the SLC, wounding nine people,” the organization said.

 

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