At least ten children have been killed and 28 others have been injured in northern Yemen, according to Medecins Sans Frontieres, in what the country’s Houthi group said was a Saudi air strike on a school.
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MSF</a> update: Final number of injured from Haydan school is 28 & 10 deaths. All between 8-15 years old <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saada?src=hash">#Saada</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Yemen?src=hash">#Yemen</a> <a href="https://t.co/aGA0ijka7Q">pic.twitter.com/aGA0ijka7Q</a></p>— ابو مرتضى شرف الدين (iho_u) August 13, 2016
It comes as the parliament convened for the first time in almost two years. President in exile Rabbu Mansour Hadi called the parliament session illegal and warned politicians that they could be prosecuted for attending.
Last week UN-backed peace talks broke down, and the Houthis and their allies the General People’s Congress party set up a governing council despite UN and government opposition to the move.