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Yemeni boy in Saudi Arabia wounded in cross-border shelling

The house belonged to a Yemeni resident and the wounded boy was his son, the Saudi Press Agency reported

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A “military projectile” fired from the Yemeni side of the border hit a house in Saudi Arabia’s Jazan province on Sunday, wounding a 14-year-old boy.

The house belonged to a Yemeni resident and the wounded boy was his son, the Saudi Press Agency reported quoting Civil Defense spokesman Maj. Yahya Bin Abdullah Al-Qahtani. It said the boy was rushed to hospital.

Al-Qahtani said the Civil Defense was notified of the incident at 9.30 a.m. Sunday. The force immediately undertook necessary procedures followed in such cases.

This article was first published by the Saudi Gazette on October 10, 2016.