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Yemeni medical officials raise death toll from Saudi airstrikes at wedding in Taiz to 131

  • This still image taken from video shot on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, shows destruction to buildings after an air strike hit a wedding party in al-Wahga, a village near the strategic Strait of Bab al-Mandab, Yemen. The death toll from Saudi-led airstrikes that hit a wedding party in Yemen's central Taiz province has risen to 131, making it the deadliest single incident since the start of the country's civil war, medical officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo)

    This still image taken from video shot on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, shows destruction to buildings after an air strike hit a wedding party in al-Wahga, a village near the strategic Strait of Bab al-Mandab, Yemen. The death toll from Saudi-led airstrikes that hit a wedding party in Yemen's central Taiz province has risen to 131, making it the deadliest single incident since the start of the country's civil war, medical officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo)  (The Associated Press)

  • This still image taken from video shot on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, shows destruction to buildings after an air strike hit a wedding party in al-Wahga, a village near the strategic Strait of Bab al-Mandab, Yemen. The death toll from Saudi-led airstrikes that hit a wedding party in Yemen's central Taiz province has risen to 131, making it the deadliest single incident since the start of the country's civil war, medical officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo)

    This still image taken from video shot on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, shows destruction to buildings after an air strike hit a wedding party in al-Wahga, a village near the strategic Strait of Bab al-Mandab, Yemen. The death toll from Saudi-led airstrikes that hit a wedding party in Yemen's central Taiz province has risen to 131, making it the deadliest single incident since the start of the country's civil war, medical officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo)  (The Associated Press)

Yemeni medical officials say the death toll from airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition that hit a wedding party in Taiz province has risen to 131.

The officials say there are at least 80 women among the dead. The officials, who work in the province and have been neutral in the conflict that has torn Yemen apart, spoke Tuesday on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to speak to reporters.

The Saudi-led coalition targeting Yemen's Shiite rebels on Monday apparently struck the wedding party by mistake in al-Wahga, a village near the strategic Strait of Bab al-Mandab.

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has condemned the airstrikes and called on all parties involved in the conflict, "from inside and outside the country, to immediately cease all military activities."