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Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen kill at least 11

SANAA, Yemen — Aircraft from the Saudi-led coalition targeting Houthi rebels in Yemen struck targets in the eastern port city of Hodeida on Wednesday, killing 11 people, including women and children, Yemeni security officials said.

A dozen wounded were brought to the hospital after the raid, which left several residential areas in rubble, they said, speaking on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to brief journalists.

Earlier, the Saudi Civil Defence said a citizen was wounded by a projectile fired from Yemen into the southern border region of Najran.

Capt. Abdelkhaliq al-Qahtani said in a statement that emergency forces responded to the incident Wednesday morning and that the wounded Saudi man was taken to the hospital for treatment.

The Saudi-led coalition has been carrying out airstrikes against Yemen's Houthi rebels and their allies since March 2015. The two sides frequently exchange cross-border fire, though the effects of the war are most felt in Yemen, where some 10,000 people been killed or wounded in the conflict.