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Sanaa (Yemen), June 03, 2014
First Published: 13:49 IST(3/6/2014)
Last Updated: 13:56 IST(3/6/2014)
120 die in clash between Yemen rebels, govt forces
At least 120 people were killed in northern Yemen on Monday in fighting between Shi'ite Muslim Houthi rebels and government forces, a Yemeni official said on Tuesday. Yemeni planes shelled positions held by Houthi fighters in Omran province and army forces clashed with the rebels, killing around 100 of them, Ahmed al-Bekry, deputy governor said.
Twenty government soldiers were also killed in the fighting, he said.
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