Fighting in the Middle East's poorest country, war-torn Yemen, steps up between the Houthi rebels and the Western-backed Saudi coalition forces, who have been criticised for commonly targeting civilians, mostly children.
Some 75 percent of UN programmes in Yemen have had to shut their doors or reduce operations, including cuts on food rations as well as health services in 189 out of 369 hospitals.
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The years-long conflict coupled with the Saudi-led economic blockade has fuelled famine and disease, affecting children the most.
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The vehicles hit explosives buried in the road, two government officials said. Muhammad Ali Maqdashi, the minister, remained unhurt.
The Houthi rebels did not specify when the strikes were carried out and neither Aramco nor the Saudi-led coalition backing the Yemeni government immediately responded to requests for confirmation.
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The fighting in Yemen's southern port city had seen the Saudi-backed government forces battle against the UAE-trained Security Belt Force, both of which have been fighting Houthi rebels who seized the capital Sanaa in 2014.
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Saudi and Houthi media said drones belonging to the rebels hit a parade in Lahaj province, killing at least six soldiers. Eyewitnesses say high-ranked officials including Yemen's deputy chief of staff were wounded in the attack.
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