Gunship kills 31 in BAM

Not immediately clear who carried out attack.

31 Somalis killed in raid off Yemen coast-source

CAIRO/DUBAI (Reuters) – Thirty-one Somali refugees were killed off the coast of Yemen late on Thursday when a helicopter attacked the boat they were travelling in, a local coast guard in the Houthi-controlled Hodeidah area said.

Coast guard Mohamed al-Alay told Reuters the refugees, carrying official UNHCR documents, were on their way from Yemen to Sudan when they were attacked by an Apache helicopter near the Bab al-Mandeb strait.

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