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HRW slams 'unlawful' Yemen rebel missile attacks on Saudi

April 03, 2018 00:00:00

DUBAI, Apr 02 (AFP): Yemen's Huthi rebels have violated international laws of war in their latest missile attacks on Saudi Arabia, which killed an Egyptian labourer, Human Rights Watch said Monday.

On March 25, the Iran-backed rebels fired seven ballistic missiles into Saudi Arabia.

Saudi authorities said their defences intercepted all seven, but falling debris from one of the missiles killed a migrant worker in the capital Riyadh.

Human Rights Watch said the missile attacks "violated the laws of war" as they were fired "indiscriminately at populated areas", calling on the Huthis to cease their attacks.

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