13 civilians die as Yemen army clashes with Shiite rebels: Medic

Clashes between Yemeni forces and Shiite Huthi rebels in the northern city of Amran claimed the lives of 13 civilians, who died when their houses collapsed, a medic said Wednesday.

AFP| Last Updated: Jun 25, 2014, 17:37 PM IST

Sanaa: Clashes between Yemeni forces and Shiite Huthi rebels in the northern city of Amran claimed the lives of 13 civilians, who died when their houses collapsed, a medic said Wednesday.

The bodies of the 13, among them five children and two women, were taken to the city`s public hospital, the medic said, adding that they died after "their houses collapsed in overnight clashes."