Airstrike reported close to crowds at Yemeni politician's funeral

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Thousands of Yemenis in Funeral Procession for Senior Houthi Official in Sana

Thousands of Yemenis attended a funeral in the Houthi-run capital Sanaa on Saturday for Saleh al-Samad, a top Houthi official killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike last week.

Saleh al-Samad, the head of the Supreme political Council of the rebels, supported by Iran, was killed in an air attack Saudi Arabia and its allies last week.

Al-Samad, who held the post of president in the Houthi-backed political body, was the most senior official to be killed by the Western-backed alliance, which had offered a $20-million U.S. reward for any information that led to Samad's capture.

In Saudi Arabia, Yemen's Shiite rebels have fired eight ballistic missiles at targets in southern city of Jizan.

The Saudi state media also reported that the kingdom-led coalition in an air strike killed two Shiite rebel leaders and dozens of their militiamen in Sanna.

The Lebanese al-Mayadeen television channel reported a Saudi strike near the funeral ceremony but there were no immediate reports of possible casualties.

The people raising flags of the Republic of Yemen and pictures of the martyr president and banners that read slogans against United States policy in the region and calling to confront the Saudi-led coalition aggression on Yemen.

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The Houthis have previously fired missiles targeting the Saudi mainland, including the capital, Riyadh.

The Huthis confirmed an air strike on Sana'a but gave no details.

The Saudi-led coalition has been at war with Iran-backed Houthis since March 2015 with the aim of defeating them and bringin an internationally recognized government back to power.

Houthi rebel leader Abdul-Malek al-Houthi vowed to avenge al-Samad's death.

Yemenis inspect the site where an alleged Saudi-led airstrike hit houses at a neighborhood in Sanaa, Yemen.

Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya television network said a total of 38 Houthis had lost their lives in the strike that had targeted an interior ministry building.

The two sides in Yemen have fought to a stalemate after more than three years of war.

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