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ICRC: Airstrikes against Yemen Civilians are an Alarming Trend
Recent airstrikes hit the Saada and Taez governorates. In the latest incident, nine members of one family were killed and three critically injured. Casualties were between 3 and 80 years old. “We strongly deplore” the trend of targeting public places and private houses, said the ICRC. This pattern runs against the basic tenets of the law of armed conflict.
05/10/2017 10:14:00 UN - YEMEN - SAUDI ARABIA
UN: In Yemen Saudi Arabia has killed hundreds of children, hit schools and hospitals
In 2016, the air raids resulted in the deaths of 683 children and on 38 occasions targeted in schools and hospitals. In the United Nations list there are also Yemeni government forces and Houthi rebels. The Saudi Arabian coalition denies having "intentionally" hit civilians or civilian infrastructure. Publication of the final document expected by the end of the month.
18/08/2017 09:30:00 YEMEN - SAUDI ARABIA - UN
UN: Over half of the children killed in Yemen conflict killed by Saudi bombs
A United Nations draft report document’s an indictment against Riyadh. The attacks of the Arab coalition in 2016 killed 683 children on a total of 1340. Damage to schools and hospitals caused by Saudi raids (38 out of 52). Cholera emergency continues: cases exceed half a million.
18/05/2017 09:56:00 YEMEN - SAUDI ARABIA
Saudi air raid in Yemen hits civilians: 23 victims, including women and children
The attack took place yesterday near the city of Taez, in the southwest of the country, in an area controlled by Houthi rebels. Government source speaks of "error" in targeting objective. No comment from Riyadh. Vehicle crowded with civilians returning from a day of shopping hit.
16/03/2016 10:03:00 YEMEN - SAUDI ARABIA
Saudi raid hits Yemeni market: 41 civilians killed, 35 wounded
Raid targets Mustabaa town, in the northern province of Hajja, a stronghold of the Houthi rebels. Local sources said that the death toll "is going to increase." A site close to the rebels speak of 65 dead and 55 wounded, all civilians. The medical facilities of the neighboring area on brink of collapse. Over past year the Saudi coalition repeatedly targeted civilian sites.
16/08/2016 09:45:00 YEMEN - SAUDI ARABIA
Saudi air strike hits Yemeni hospital: 11 dead, at least 19 injured
The attack devastated a MSF facility in the city of Abs, Hajjab province. The victims include members of the international NGO staff. A strike follows days of intense bombing against the Houthi rebels. Previously an attack on a Koranic school in Haydan killed 10 children.
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