14 dead in Saudi-led strikes on Yemen factory

Saudi-led coalition air strikes on a food factory in Yemen`s rebel-held capital Sanaa killed 14 workers on Tuesday, medics said.

AFP| Last Updated: Aug 09, 2016, 20:29 PM IST

Sanaa: Saudi-led coalition air strikes on a food factory in Yemen`s rebel-held capital Sanaa killed 14 workers on Tuesday, medics said.

Factory director Abdullah al-Aqel gave a higher toll of 16 killed and 10 wounded, adding that all the victims were workers.

The Al-Aqel factory, which makes potato chips and is near a military equipment maintenance centre targeted in the raids, was struck during working hours, he added.