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Amnesty International says all warring parties in Yemen may be guilty of war crimes

  • FILE - In this April 26, 2015, file photo, a man carries a boy who was injured during a crossfire between tribal fighters and Shiite militia known as Houthis, in Taiz, Yemen. In a report released Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, Amnesty International says all sides fighting in Yemen have left a “trail of civilian death and destruction” in the conflict, killing scores of innocent people in what could amount to war crimes. The latest report accused both the Saudi-led coalition carrying out airstrikes in Yemen and attacks by forces supporting and opposing the rebels, known as Houthis. (AP Photo/Abdulnasser Alseddik, File)

    FILE - In this April 26, 2015, file photo, a man carries a boy who was injured during a crossfire between tribal fighters and Shiite militia known as Houthis, in Taiz, Yemen. In a report released Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, Amnesty International says all sides fighting in Yemen have left a “trail of civilian death and destruction” in the conflict, killing scores of innocent people in what could amount to war crimes. The latest report accused both the Saudi-led coalition carrying out airstrikes in Yemen and attacks by forces supporting and opposing the rebels, known as Houthis. (AP Photo/Abdulnasser Alseddik, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2015, file photo, a man injured in a recent a car bomb attack lies on a hospital bed to receive treatment in Sanaa, Yemen. In a report released Tuesday, Aug. 18, Amnesty International says all sides fighting in Yemen have left a “trail of civilian death and destruction” in the conflict, killing scores of innocent people in what could amount to war crimes. The latest report accused both the Saudi-led coalition carrying out airstrikes in Yemen and attacks by forces supporting and opposing the rebels, known as Houthis. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)

    FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2015, file photo, a man injured in a recent a car bomb attack lies on a hospital bed to receive treatment in Sanaa, Yemen. In a report released Tuesday, Aug. 18, Amnesty International says all sides fighting in Yemen have left a “trail of civilian death and destruction” in the conflict, killing scores of innocent people in what could amount to war crimes. The latest report accused both the Saudi-led coalition carrying out airstrikes in Yemen and attacks by forces supporting and opposing the rebels, known as Houthis. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this May 18, 2015, file photo, Yemeni girls play with in a vehicle damaged by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen. In a report released Tuesday, Aug. 18, Amnesty International says all sides fighting in Yemen have left a “trail of civilian death and destruction” in the conflict, killing scores of innocent people in what could amount to war crimes. The latest report accused both the Saudi-led coalition carrying out airstrikes in Yemen and attacks by forces supporting and opposing the rebels, known as Houthis. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)

    FILE - In this May 18, 2015, file photo, Yemeni girls play with in a vehicle damaged by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen. In a report released Tuesday, Aug. 18, Amnesty International says all sides fighting in Yemen have left a “trail of civilian death and destruction” in the conflict, killing scores of innocent people in what could amount to war crimes. The latest report accused both the Saudi-led coalition carrying out airstrikes in Yemen and attacks by forces supporting and opposing the rebels, known as Houthis. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)  (The Associated Press)

A leading international rights group says all sides fighting in Yemen have left a "trail of civilian death and destruction" in the conflict, killing scores of innocent people in what could amount to war crimes.

Amnesty International accused both the Saudi-led coalition carrying out airstrikes in Yemen and attacks by forces supporting and opposing the rebels, known as Houthis, in a report on the fighting released Tuesday.

The London-based rights group says that in the southern cites of Taiz and Aden, dozens of children are among the dead.

The fighting in Yemen pits the Shiite Houthis and troops loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh against southern separatists, local and tribal militias, Sunni Islamic militants and troops loyal to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who is exiled in Saudi Arabia.