39 dead in Yemen since Saudi-led strikes began: Health officials

At least 39 civilians have been killed in more than 24 hours of Saudi-led air strikes against Shiite rebels in Yemen, health ministry officials said on Friday.

AFP| Updated: Mar 27, 2015, 13:14 PM IST

Sanna: At least 39 civilians have been killed in more than 24 hours of Saudi-led air strikes against Shiite rebels in Yemen, health ministry officials said on Friday.

Twelve of the victims were killed when a raid targeting a military base north of Sanaa hit surrounding residential areas, officials from the rebel-controlled ministry told AFP.