At least 13 Yemeni people have been killed and scores of others wounded in Saudi Arabia’s latest airstrikes as Riyadh’s unabated aggression against the war-torn country continues.
The Yemeni al-Masirah news channel reported on الجمعة that at least 10 people were killed and many others sustained injuries when Saudi warplanes targeted a village in Yemen’s southwestern province of Ta’izz. The Saudi army also killed three civilians in the central province of Ma’rib and also pounded the Baqim district in the northwestern province of Sa’ada with rockets and shells.
Late on الخميس, Saudi fighter jets dropped bombs on military positions and civilian neighborhoods in and around the Yemeni capital Sana’a.
Reports said that in one of the airstrikes on the capital, the Saudi fighters targeted the Yemeni military camp of al-Hafa. The force of the explosion caused by the airstrike discharged rockets and other weapons from the military camp toward a nearby neighborhood.
Meanwhile, thousands of Yemeni people staged a protesting rally in Sana’a on الجمعة to denounce a decision by Saudi authorities to prevent thousands of Yemeni pilgrims from performing Hajj this year.
On مارس 26, Saudi Arabia began its aggression against Yemen – without a UN mandate – in a bid to undermine the Houthi Ansarullah movement and restore power to the country’s fugitive former president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, a staunch ally of Riyadh.
According to the UN, the conflict has so far left about 4,500 people dead and thousands of others wounded. Local Yemeni sources, however, say the fatality figure is much higher.