At least eight civilians were killed when a house north of Yemen’s capital was hit in a Saudi-led coalition air strike Thursday, according to media reports.
Al-Massirah television said five others were wounded in the city of Amran, held by Ansarullah movement.
The raid also damaged the walls of a neighboring school compound which was empty at the time, witnesses told AFP.
According to tribal sources, coalition warplanes carried out 12 air strikes targeting an army base during which the house was also hit.
Saudi Arabia has faced repeated criticism from rights groups over civilian casualties in the coalition’s military campaign against Yemen that was launched in March 2015.
More than 6,600 people, mostly civilians, have been killed by the Saudi-led war on the poorest Arab country, according to UN figures.