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Saudi Airstrike Kills Scores at Yemen Funeral Home
An airstrike hit a funeral hall in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, on Saturday leaving 140 dead according to local officials.
Medics carry the body of a victim of the Saudi-led coalition airstrike which struck a funeral hall packed with hundreds of mourners in Sanaa, Yemen, on Oct. 09, 2016.
The funeral was held for Sheikh Ali al-Rawishan, the father of Galal al-Rawishan, the interior minister in the rebel-led government.
Police troopers search for survivors.
Saudi Arabia announced early Sunday it would launch an investigation into "reports about the regrettable and painful bombing" in Sanaa, without acknowledging that its coalition battling rebels in Yemen is the only force with air power in the conflict.
A forensic expert investigates the scene. The Saudi-led coalition has been blamed for several attacks on medical centers, including some run by international aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), schools, factories and homes in the past 18 months which has killed scores of civilians.
Firefighters at work at the scene.