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UN says civilians targeted in airstrikes on Yemen's capital

The U.N. refugee agency says it is "deeply saddened" by the targeting of civilians in recent airstrikes by the , which left at least six dead including four , in 's capital.

The agency issued a statement Friday quoting its spokesman as saying that refugees were among those injured in Thursday's attacks, including a Somali woman and her daughter who were receiving "critical" medical treatment.

The U.N. refugee agency, , says the humanitarian conditions for more than 275,000 refugees and asylum seekers who live in Yemen have "deteriorated significantly" due to the ongoing war.

Yemen's four-year civil war has produced the world's worst humanitarian crisis. Fighting has pitted Iran-aligned Houthi rebels against the internationally recognized government, which is backed by the Saudi-led military coalition.

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