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Yemen rebel leader killed in Saudi strike

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Yemen rebel leader killed in Saudi strike
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In a televised address, the Houthi movement has confirmed the "matyrdom" of its top civilian leader - Saleh al-Samad

Samad was killed in an air raid on the west coast of Yemen on Thursday. Reports say it was a targetted strike by the Saudi led coalition

A 20 million dollar reward had been offered for the 39 year old's capture. Saudi Arabia has been waging a three year war to oust the Houthi rebels - but they still control most of north Yemen