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

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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.
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"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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