At least 120 dead in fighting between Yemen Houthi rebels, government forces

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At least 120 people were killed in northern Yemen on Monday in fighting between Shi’ite Muslim Houthi rebels and government forces before a ceasefire was agreed, a Yemeni official said on Tuesday.Ahmed al-Bekry, deputy governor of Omran province, said that Yemeni war planes bombed positions held there by Houthi fighters and army forces clashed with the rebels, killing around 100 of them. He said about 20 government soldiers were killed as well.He said fighting ended by Monday evening after the sides agreed a ceasefire and no clashes were reported on Tuesday.

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