In the heart of the capital of Yemen, Sana’a, in an attack by coalition aircraft, led by Saudi Arabia, killing nine women and a child, injured dozens. About it reports Reuters with reference to locals.
The blow was struck on Wednesday evening, February 16, in the village of Ashira North of Sana’a home of tribal leader allied with the movement of the housetop. There were people at the memorial ceremony for the dead woman.
As one of the witnesses, the people heard the sound of planes and started to run out of the house. The bomb hit directly in the building, the roof caved in.
The coalition stated that it had begun investigating reports of casualties in the area.
8 October 2016, the coalition attacked a funeral procession in Sana’a, killing more than 200 people, more than 500 injured. Saudi Arabia informally acknowledged that the strike took part one of the planes led by Riyadh, the Arab coalition.
In Yemen, the ongoing civil war. One side are the military wing of the Houthis, the Shiite movement “Ansar Allah”, and those loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh of the army, for another — the troops of ousted Sunni President Abd-rabbu Mansour Hadi and the Saudi-led coalition. At the end of March 2015, the coalition launched a campaign against the rebels with the aim of returning to power Hadi.