S.Arabia denies coalition behind attack on Yemen civilians
Smoke rises from the site of a Saudi-led air strike in Yemen's capital Sanaa September 18, 2015. The air raids by a Saudi-led coalition have intensified in recent weeks as a Gulf Arab ground force and fighters loyal to exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi prepare a campaign to recapture Sanaa, seized by the Houthis in September 2014. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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DUBAI: A Saudi-led coalition played no role in an attack reported to have killed 27 people at a wedding party in a Yemeni village on Sunday, a coalition a spokesman said.

A local resident said 12 women, eight children and seven men died in the air strike that hit two tents in the village of al-Wahijah, near the Red Sea port city of Al-Mokha.

Brigadier-General Ahmed al-Asseri told Reuters: “There have been no air operations by the coalition in that area for three days. This is totally false news.”

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