A missile launched by Iran-backed Houthis hit a military training base on Saturday evening in the northern province of Marib, killing about 60 military personnel and wounding dozens.
Earlier reports quoting medical and military sources about the attack on the camp in Marib had put the death toll at 25, with dozens wounded.
sources say the attack was carried out with ballistic missiles and drones.
The Yemeni Ministry of Defense in a statement said the Marib attack “will only make us steadfast and persistent.”
“We are engaged in an open battle with Iranian-backed militias, the statement said, and called on the Yemeni people “to rally around in support of legitimacy in the country and the Yemeni Army.”.