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120 die in clash between Yemen rebels, govt forces

india Updated: Jun 03, 2014 13:56 IST
Yemen crisis


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.