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60 Killed in Houthi Attack on Camp in Yemens Marib

An explosion is seen during an alleged attack of Houthi forces at Saudi positions near the border with Saudi Arabia's southern region of Najran in Yemen, in this still image taken from video on Sept. 29, 2019. (Al Masirah/Houthi Military Media Center/Reuters TV via REUTERS)

An explosion is seen during an alleged attack of Houthi forces at Saudi positions near the border with Saudi Arabia's southern region of Najran in Yemen, in this still image taken from video on Sept. 29, 2019. (Al Masirah/Houthi Military Media Center/Reuters TV via REUTERS)

CAIRO—Iran-aligned Houthis attacked a military training camp in the Yemeni city of Marib on Saturday, killing‮ ‬60 military personnel and wounding dozens others, Saudi state television said on Saturday evening.

Al Ekhbariya quoted sources as saying the attack was carried out with ballistic missiles and drones.

Iran has been backing a proxy war in the country that has seen the neighboring Saudi Arabia get involved, supporting the internationally recognized Yemeni government under Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi. Hadi fled the capital of Sanaa to seek sanctuary in Saudi Arabia in 2015 after the Houthis took advantage of political unrest following the step down of President Ali Abdullah Saleh in 2012 in response to the Yemeni revolution of Dignity that echoing the Arab Spring pro-democracy uprisings.

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