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Saudi-Led Coalition Strikes School Bus In Yemen, Killing At Least 29 Children

The children were on a field trip when the airstrike hit their bus in Saada province, aid groups say. The coalition, which is backed by the U.S., says the strike was a "legitimate military action."
A man carries a wounded child to the hospital Thursday after the Saudi-led coalition carried out an airstrike on a crowded area in Houthi-controlled Saada province. At least 29 children under the age of 15 were killed in the attack, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. Source: Stringer

Dozens of students were returning from a summer camp when their driver paused to grab a something at a market in Yemen's Saada province. It was there, as the students sat waiting to resume their journey home on Thursday, that a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit their school bus.

Hours later, well after the blast's violent rumble gave way to sirens and the victim's screams, a clearer sense of the human cost has.

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