Five killed, 20 wounded by Houthi missile in Yemen’s city of Marib
RIYADH (Reuters) – At least five people were killed and 20 wounded by a Houthi missile fired at the Yemeni city of Marib, security and medical sources told Reuters on Tuesday.
Saudi-owned broadcaster Al Arabiya reported earlier that a Houthi Katyusha missile targeted a residential neighbourhood in city centre of Marib, which falls under control of the internationally recognised government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.
Backed by the Saudi-led Arab coalition, Hadi’s government has been battling the Iran-aligned Houthi movement since 2015 in a war that has driven the country to the verge of famine.
The United Nations says 10,000 people have died in the three-year-old war, and three out of four Yemenis and 22 million civilians need relief aid.