eNCA | Canada orders probe of Yemen funeral air strike

OTTAWA – Canada called Sunday for a prompt investigation into the air strikes that killed more than 140 people and wounded hundreds of others at a funeral ceremony in Yemen’s capital.The Iran-backed Huthi rebels blamed the Saudi-led coalition for Saturday’s attack, one of the deadliest since it launched a military campaign against the Shiite insurgents in March 2015. 
After initially denying any involvement, the coalition later said it would “immediately investigate” the incident.
“The Saudi-led coalition must move forward now on its commitment to investigate this incident,” Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion said in a statement condemning the attack.
“Canada calls on all parties in Yemen to avoid an escalation of violence as a result of this incident.”
Dion said “Canada urges all parties to abide by their obligations under international humanitarian law, and to commit to political dialogue and to a lasting cessation of hostilities to halt the tragic loss of …
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