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More Than 80 Civilians Killed In Yemen Air Raid, Witnesses Say

PTI 18 Sep 2009, 6:26:20 IST

Details have emerged from a government air strike on a refugee camp in the Yemeni province of Amran on Wednesday, leaving more than 80 civilians dead.

Many of the victims were women and children according to witnesses on the ground.

There has been no government comment yet on the strike. Yemen has entered its fifth week of fighting between the government and the Shiite separatist rebels in the northern provinces.