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Death toll climbs after Yemen airstrike

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>> The morning after war planes bombed a funeral in Yemen, and still this building burns, and the death toll climbs. More than 140 mourners are now thought to have been killed according to local health officials. More than 500 injured.>>
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> This is a heinous crime, one can barely imagine.
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No one ever thought they would strike a mourning hall.
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ndreds had been gathering in Sana for a wake on Saturday. Locals say two rockets then tore through the hall, destroying the building. Houthi officials blame Saudi Legits, an allegation the coalition denies. That's one of the deadliest attacks the country's seen since the Houthis seized power in March last year.
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Saudi Arabia has since led an air campaign to oust the rebels and restore the internationally recognized government. But the US is now considering cutting its support, saying their cooperation with the Saudis is not a blank check.