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Smoke rises after Saudi-led airstrikes hit a food factory in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016. A Yemeni factory official and two medics say a Saudi-led airstrike has killed 14 civilians working on an overnight shift in the capital, Sanaa. They say the airstrikes were targeting Yemen's Shiite rebels in Sanaa but instead one of them hit a food factory. The heavy bombardment comes on the heels of the failed U.N. peace talks in Kuwait between Yemen's internationally-recognized government and the Shiite rebels known as Houthis.(AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

11 are dead in Yemen after an airstrike hit a 'Doctors Without Borders' hospital


An airstrike in northern Yemen hit a Doctors Without Borders hospital on Monday afternoon leaving at least 11 dead and many more injured.

The medical charity confirmed the reports in a release and on its official Twitter account. The attack on the Abs Hospital is the fourth attack on a Doctors Without Borders-supported facility in the past year.

Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF), the charity's French name, said the hospital was half-destroyed.

All remaining patients and staff have been evacuated.

...a war that has shown no respect for medical facilities or patients.

"Once again, a fully functional hospital full of patients and MSF national and international staff members was bombed in a war that has shown no respect for medical facilities or patients," Teresa Sancristoval, MSF emergency program manager for Yemen, said in a statement.

Images of the attack paint a fiery scene.

The airstrike is thought to have been carried out by a Saudi-led coalition; the U.N. is working to gather details on Monday's attack. On Saturday, according to the Associated Press, an airstrike killed at least 10 children, wounding dozens others.

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