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Massive blast as Saudis target Sanaa weapons depot

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 00:49

A large explosion is seen on a hilltop in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, after Saudi-led air strikes on a weapons depot. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A large explosion lit up the sky near Nokum mountain overlooking Sanaa on Monday (May 11) after Saudi-led air strikes targeted military bases and weapons stores. The explosion, in what was thought to be a missile store in the Houthi-controlled capital, set off repeated blasts on the mountainside. Backed by Washington, the Saudi-led coalition has been bombing Houthi rebels and army units loyal to ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh since March 26 with the aim of restoring exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to power.

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Massive blast as Saudis target Sanaa weapons depot

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 00:49