Saudi-led airstrike kills 11 in Yemen

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Added On February 15, 2016

A Saudi-led airstrike killed at least 11 people and wounded four others in Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa on Sunday.
 
The rebel-controlled state Saba news agency reported that the airstrike Sunday hit a sewing workshop and adjacent electronics warehouse owned by citizens in downtown Sanaa, killing 11 laborers.
 
A medical official said that two employees of the sewing workshop and other nine laborers working at the electronics warehouse store were killed in the airstrike, while four others were wounded.
 
Witnesses said the two private companies were destroyed and burned down and dozens of nearby houses were also damaged in the residential quarter of Shauub near the old city.
 
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"After midnight we heard an explosion that shook the whole area. We went out and saw electrical equipment in the warehouse. and a small sewing factory was on fire. There were about 18 workers, and workers do not have explosives or missiles."
 
The Saudi-led coalition warplanes have been bombing on a daily basis the Shiite Houthi rebels and their allied forces' of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa and other cities since March 2015.