Sanaa, Feb 26 (AFP) Saudi-led air strikes killed at least six allied Yemeni soldiers today in friendly fire attacks on their base 50 kilometres east of Sanaa, a military source said. Also Read - Blast Hits Yemen Airport as New Govt Arrives; 25 Killed, Over 100 Injured

“Erroneous strikes by coalition warplanes killed six troops — one officer and five soldiers,” a government military source told AFP on condition of anonymity. Also Read - Heartbreaking! Twitter Sheds Tears Over 'World's Worst Humanitarian Crisis' as War Tears Yemen

Saudi Arabia in 2015 launched a military coalition in Yemen aimed at supporting the government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi and rolling back Huthi rebels from the capital Sanaa. (AFP) ZH ZH Also Read - Qasim al-Raymi, Leader of Al-Qaeda in Yemen, Killed in US Counter-Terrorism Operation: White House

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