BREAKING: Saudi Airstrike Kills 31 Somali Refugees Off Coast of Yemen

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Boat carrying refugees was travelling to Sudan when it was hit by airstrike from Apache helicopter, coastguard says

Thirty-one Somali refugees were reportedly killed off the coast of Yemen late on Thursday when a helicopter attacked the boat they were travelling in, a coastguard in the Houthi-controlled Hudaydah area has said.

Mohamed al-Alay said the refugees, carrying official UNHCR documents, were travelling from Yemen to Sudan when they were attacked by an Apache helicopter near the Bab el-Mandeb strait.

A sailor who had been operating the boat, Ibrahim Ali Zeyad, said 80 refugees had been rescued after the incident. Read full in Guardian

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