ADEN, Yemen, War planes of the Saudi Arabia-led coalition, struck a crowded popular market, in the south-western province of Taiz, on Tuesday, killing over 40 people, local media reported.
The air strikes targeted the market in the district of Al-Taiziya of Taiz province, killing more than 40 shoppers and injuring scores of others, local media outlets reported.
The Houthi-affiliated Masirah TV channel said that, "more than 50 dead civilians were sent to hospitals, following the Saudi-led air strikes on Shuhrah market."
The Houthi television broadcast footages from the bombing site, saying that, "scores of the burned dead bodies are still scattered in the market, with unknown identities."
Witnesses near the scene said that, the air strikes "caused a huge number of casualties because it occurred during rush hour of the market, which was filled with shoppers coming from nearby villages."
On Monday, a family of nine members, including five children, were killed, when Saudi-led coalition war planes hit the family's house, five times, in Yemen's capital, Sanaa.
Air strikes were launched by fighter jets of the Saudi-led coalition, against Houthi-controlled sites in Yemen's war-torn province of Hodeidah, in the past hours, leaving unknown casualties.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK