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UN chief calls for investigation into Saudi-led strike that killed Yemen children

(CNN)UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for an independent investigation into a Saudi-led coalition air strike in Yemen that killed dozens of children.The airstrike on Thursday hit a bus carrying children from a summer camp in a busy market area in the northern Majz District, UN spokesman Farhan Haq said in a statement.Condemning the attack, Guterres called for "an independent and prompt investigation" into the incident, Haq said.In the statement, Guterres added that all parties must "respect their obligations under international humanitarian law, in particular the fundamental rules of distinction, proportionality and precautions in attack."According to the area's Houthi-controlled Health Ministry, 50 children were killed an ...