Air strike kills 42 refugees off Yemen, Somalia demands investigation

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Published on 18 Mar 2017 View Original

by Reuters
Saturday, 18 March 2017 21:17 GMT

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DUBAI, March 18 (Reuters) - Forty-two Somali refugees were killed when a helicopter gunship attacked their boat off Yemen on Thursday, the United Nations refugee agency said, and Somalia called on the Saudi-led coalition fighting in the country to investigate.

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