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Yemen officials say massive airstrike hits market north of Aden, killing over 45 civilians

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SANAA, Yemen — Yemen security officials and eyewitnesses say a massive airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition targeting rebels has hit a marketplace north of Aden, killing over 45 civilians.

The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to release the information otherwise, say more than 50 civilians were also wounded in the strike Monday in Fayoush, a suburb of the southern port city of Aden.

The officials say bodies were strewn about following the strike and that Saudi-led airstrikes continued across the country

The officials say they do not identify with either the rebels, known as Houthis, nor the camp of the exiled president.

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