3 children injured by explosive device in Yemeni port city

Three Yemeni children were injured by a blast of an explosive device in the country’s Red Sea port city of Hodeidah on Wednesday, a military official told Xinhua.

“An improvised explosive device (IED) previously laid by the Houthi rebels exploded in Al Khawkhah district of Hodeidah, leaving three children critically injured,” the local military source said on condition of anonymity.

The blast struck the children while they were heading to their agricultural farm in the area, the source said.

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