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1 Indian killed, 2 injured in Yemeni attack in Saudi Arabia

New Delhi: One Indian was killed and two were injured in mortar attacks from Yemen around Samtah General Hospital in Jizan Region of Saudi Arabia.While the Indian has been identified as Farooq, a mechanic from
PTI September 19, 2015 19:47 IST
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New Delhi: One Indian was killed and two were injured in mortar attacks from Yemen around Samtah General Hospital in Jizan Region of Saudi Arabia.

While the Indian has been identified as Farooq, a mechanic from Kerala, the two injured are Mohd Sadiq from Bihar and Sunny Thomas from Kerala, official sources said today.

The Indian was among four killed when Yemeni Houthi rebels attacked the Samtah hospital early yesterday morning, they said, adding the injured Indians were not in serious condition.

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According to reports, the attack was part of Yemen's retaliatory measures against Saudi Arabia over Riyadh's unabated military campaign in the impoverished Arab country.