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One Indian killed and two injured in Yemeni attack on Saudi hospital

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 19 September 2015, 18:53 IST

A mortar attack around Samtah General Hospital in Jizan region of Saudi Arabia by Yemen on 18 September, has claimed the life of one Indian and left two others injured.

The deceased person has been identified as Farooq who belonged to Kerala and worked as a mechanic. As per official reports, Mohd Sadiq from Bihar and Sunny Thomas from Kerala suffered injuries in the attack.

Ministry of External Affairs said, "According to our Consul General in Jeddah, one Indian is reported to have died and two injured in the attack."

Houthi rebels from Yemen attacked the hospital and four people lost their lives. According to reports, the attack is seen as a retaliation to Saudi's constant military campaign in Yemen.

First published: 19 September 2015, 18:53 IST
 
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