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CNN: Bomb That Hit Yemeni Bus Of Children Was US-Made

It killed 51 people in Yemen, including 40 children.
Posted at 11:18 AM, Aug 18, 2018

A bomb that killed 51 people in Yemen, including 40 children, was supplied by the U.S., according to CNN

A Saudi-led coalition against Houthi rebels in Yemen bombed a Yemen market earlier this month, hitting a bus full of children. The coalition claimed it was a "legitimate target."

CNN now reports that bomb was supplied by the U.S. Sources told the outlet it was a Lockheed Martin 500-pound laser-guided MK 82 bomb. 

The Obama administration banned sales of precision-guided military technology to Saudi Arabia after hundreds of civilians were killed and wounded in coalition strikes. The Trump administration reversed that ban.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.